Obituary: Eva Ruth Ballance

Eva Ruth Ballance, 79, of Meadview, Ariz., died Friday, April 20, 2012, in Kingman. She was born Dec. 22, 1932, in Lima, Peru.

Eva was a wonderful mother, wife, artist and beautiful child of God. Eva went home to be with the Lord after a long battle with cancer. She passed away at the Joan and Diana Hospice Home surrounded by her husband, daughter and angels.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Retired Marine Corps Capt. Orval C. Balance of Meadview; her daughter, Renee M. Kohler; son-in-law, Kurt B. Kohler; and grandsons, Grant and Jared Kohler of Meridian, Idaho.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks to please make a donation in Eva's name to The Joan and Diana Hospice Home, 812 Airway Ave., Kingman, AZ 86409.