OBITUARY: John C. Balthrop

John C. Balthrop 84, died Saturday, March 28, 2020, at Newton Medical Center.

He was a retired farmer and insurance agent.

He was born July 27, 1935, in Louisville, Ky., to Carmack and Cecilia (Werline) Balthrop. On Jan. 5, 1968, he married Lois Jackson in Newton, and she survives of the home.

John also is survived by two sons Ted (Kerry) Balthrop and Jeff (Shannon) Balthrop; one daughter Lynn (Burke) Egner; one brother Virgil (Carole Blair) Balthrop; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister Virginia Mink.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Memorial donations in John’s name may be made to the Peabody Community Foundation Park Project c/o Vintage Bank Kansas 201 North Walnut Peabody, KS 66866

Petersen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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