Judy Ballantyne

Sept. 17, 1945-Aug. 7, 2014

Judy Ballantyne, 68, Minot, passed away Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at her home.

Judy was born on Sept. 17, 1945, in Bottineau, the daughter of Fred and Olga (Opdahl) Johnson. She was reared and educated in Newburg and graduated from Newburg High School in 1963. Judy attended Minot Business College and in 1964, earned her Certificate in Business.

Judy was united in marriage to Dwight Ballantyne on June 6, 1970, in Rugby. The couple made their home in Souris where Dwight farmed until 1978 when they moved to Minot. Judy worked for a Minot insurance company up until the time of her death. Dwight passed away on Nov. 25, 1997.

Survivors: brothers, Glen Johnson, Minot, and Merton (Linda) Johnson, Minot; sister, Violet (Donnie) Seiffert, Westhope; sisters-in-law, Frances Johnson, Downey, Calif., and Sandra Ostrom, Minot; and several nieces and nephews.

Judy was preceded in death by her husband, Dwight; parents; and brothers, Clarence and Wayne Johnson.

Funeral service: Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home Chapel, Minot.

Visitation: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the funeral home.

Burial: Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Westhope Cemetery, Westhope.

Memorials preferred to Trinity Hospice or the Westhope Cemetery Fund.

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