Johanna Ballman (1919 - 2017)

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Johanna Ballman (known as Mom or Grams by family and friends) answered Jesus' call to join loved ones on February 17th.
She was born October 8, 1919 in Newark, NJ to John and Katherine (Roemer) Dahmer. She was the 3rd of 8 children. She married the love of her life, George M. Ballman on Oct. 13, 1937 and had a daughter, Joan Cothern and son, George P. Ballman. She moved to Dunnellon to live with Joan in September 2007.
She is survived by her daughter, Joan, and son, George, 8 grandchildren - Bob Rosenberger Jr. (Mary), Arlington, TX; Debra Hage (Michael), Liberty, MO; Mark Rosenberger (Lynne), West Columbia, SC; Paul Rosenberger (Lainie), Flower Mound, TX; Cathy Wiginton, Cedar Springs, MI; Sondra Walker, Lantana, TX; Monica Howell, Yucca Valley, CA; and Melody Ballman, Houston, TX; 13 great grandchildren and 13 great, great grandchildren; a brother, Arthur Dahmer, Asburn, VA.
She is preceded in death by her husband; grandson, Martin Ballman; 3 sisters and 3 brothers.
She was a member of Community Congregational Christian Church; Dunnellon Chapter #235 OES, the Woman's Club of Dunnellon and LOL exercise group.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Marion County or Community Congregational Christian Church, in Citrus Springs. A celebration of life will be held April 8 at 11:00 at the church.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Mar. 1, 2017