Ballard, Melinda 1847-1932 Hartwick Obituary
Mrs. Melinda Ballard Passes Away Suddenly
Hartwick, Sept. 12---Mrs. Melinda Ballard, widow of the late George Ballard, died suddenly last evening at 9:30 at the home of her son, John Ballard, in the town of New Lisbon.
Mrs. Ballard was born in the town of Otsego 85 years ago, but she had been a resident of New Lisbon for many years. She was a member of the Christian church of Hartwick.
The funeral will be held at the home of her son Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. C. J. Hurlburt, pastor of the Mt. Vision Baptist church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Hartwick cemetery.
Surviving are one son and one daughter, Mrs. J. R. Thompson of New Lisbon.
She had many friends who will regret to hear of her loss.