Balmer, Carole Marie

(nee Ahlers), August 25, 1938-February 7, 2018. Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Carole joined her  beloved husband Hank, parents Harry and Viola Ahlers, and her sister, Cathy Wright, in heaven on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Dear mother of Tina Balmer, Toni (Jeff) Mitchell, Kurt (Cathy) Balmer, Sr., Lisa (Kevin) Quinn, Michael Balmer, Dwain (Kelly) Balmer, and Dan (Kathy) Balmer. Dear sister of Mary Ann (John) Harper and brother Al (Judy) Ahlers.  Loving grandmother of Carrie (Mark) Oyarzabal, Rebecca Cohen, Kurt Balmer, Jr., Henry Balmer, Kristen (Chad) Mottert, Erin (Chris) Bahde, Maggie Quinn, Michelle Quinn, Tyler Balmer, Courtney Balmer, Braeden Lane, Jenna Balmer, Jack Balmer; and great-grandmother of Sydney Halbach, Victor Oyarzabal, Caitlyn Balmer, Sophia  Balmer, Logan Mottert, Chase Mottert, Mary Cohen, and Annie Cohen. Dear sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, great-great aunt, and friend to many.

Carole’s faith community was a driving force in her life. A long-time parishioner of Immaculate Conception Parish, her ministries included Marriage Encounter, grief counseling, and catechist for the Rite of Initiation.

Services: Visitation Monday, February 12, 4-8 pm, at Kutis  Funeral Home, South County.  Family and friends may gather at 9:30 am Tuesday, February 13, for procession to Mass of  Christian  Burial to be celebrated in Carole’s honor at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Arnold, MO. Burial

to follow  in Immaculate Conception Cemetery.

(nee Ahlers), August 25, 1938-February 7, 2018. Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Carole joined her  beloved husband Hank, parents Harry and Viola Ahlers, and her sister, Cathy Wright, in heaven on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Dear mother of Tina Balmer, Toni (Jeff) Mitchell, Kurt (Cathy) Balmer, Sr., Lisa (Kevin) Quinn, Michael Balmer, Dwain (Kelly) Balmer, and Dan (Kathy) Balmer. Dear sister of Mary Ann (John) Harper and brother Al (Judy) Ahlers.  Loving grandmother of Carrie (Mark) Oyarzabal, Rebecca Cohen, Kurt Balmer, Jr., Henry Balmer, Kristen (Chad) Mottert, Erin (Chris) Bahde, Maggie Quinn, Michelle Quinn, Tyler Balmer, Courtney Balmer, Braeden Lane, Jenna Balmer, Jack Balmer; and great-grandmother of Sydney Halbach, Victor Oyarzabal, Caitlyn Balmer, Sophia  Balmer, Logan Mottert, Chase Mottert, Mary Cohen, and Annie Cohen. Dear sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, great-great aunt, and friend to many.

Carole’s faith community was a driving force in her life. A long-time parishioner of Immaculate Conception Parish, her ministries included Marriage Encounter, grief counseling, and catechist for the Rite of Initiation.

Services: Visitation Monday, February 12, 4-8 pm, at Kutis  Funeral Home, South County.  Family and friends may gather at 9:30 am Tuesday, February 13, for procession to Mass of  Christian  Burial to be celebrated in Carole’s honor at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Arnold, MO. Burial to follow  in Immaculate Conception Cemetery.