Earlene Ballou

Earlene Susan “Sue” Ballou, 74, of Lansing, died, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at her home. She was born June 24, 1944, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the daughter of Dennis Jerome and Minnie Mae (Ellison) Witt, Sr.

Earlene Ballou

Sue graduated from Jefferson High School class of 1963 in Council Bluffs. She then moved to Independence, Mo., where she attended medical records school at the Sanitarium and met her husband, Robert “Bob” Ballou. She is survived by her husband; a daughter, Denise Sisco; and a large group of family and friends in Independence and St. Louis, Mo., Hanceville, Ala., Council Bluffs and Onawa, Iowa and Overland Park and Leavenworth, Kan.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial will be later. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association or the American Lung Association.