April I. Ballschmidt

April I. Ballschmidt, 44, of rural Lagro, IN, and having ties to Huntington, IN, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, at 8:55 a.m. at her home.

Mrs. Ballschmidt was a 1991 graduate of Northfield High School and received her bachelor's degree from Huntington University. She was a homemaker.

She was born April 27, 1973, in Pontiac, MI, to Charles "Chuck" VanKuren and Linda Simons Robbins. Her mother and stepfather, Linda and Bill Robbins of Camp Verde, AZ, survive. She married Eric P. Ballschmidt in Huntington on Sept. 11, 1999, and he also survives.

Additional survivors are a son, Cody Ballschmidt, of Lagro; a daughter, Kalista Ballschmidt, of Lagro; two brothers, Eric (Bev) VanKuren, of Peru, and Brian VanKuren, of Clarkston, MI.

Calling is today, Thusday, Jan. 4, 2018, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. A funeral service will be Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at 10 a.m., with Rev. Rick Borgman officiating. Burial will be in Lagro Cemetery.

Preferred memorial is to the Wabash County Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.