Mary K. Ballard, 67, died Dec. 13, 2012, at Via Cristi RMC-St. Francis Campus, Wichita.

Mary K. Ballard, 67, died Dec. 13, 2012, at Via Cristi RMC-St. Francis Campus, Wichita.

Mary was born Jan. 13, 1945, to Wilbur L. and Wilhelmina M. Weigand Prouty at Newton. She was a licensed dietician and also was involved with farming and ranching. Her husband, Vic Ballard, died May 8, 2001.

Survivors include a son, Yancy (Janett) Ballard, Anthony, Kan.; four sisters, Elizabeth Schierling, Wichita, Marilyn Van Rossun, Moundridge, Carol Rostetter, Dodge City and Donna Tatro, McPherson; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Jean Friesen; and two brothers, Bob and Ted Prouty.

A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at the Pine Village Chapel. Graveside services will be Wednesday in Anthony. Memorial donations are suggested to Moundridge EMS, in care of the Moundridge Funeral Home.