Janel Nichole Balmer, 16, of Andover, Rose Hill high school student, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2012.
Visitation was Saturday, July 7, at Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Memorial service was Sunday, July 8, at Countryside Christian Church.
Survivors include parents John and Julie Balmer, of Andover; brother Justin Balmer, of Wichita; maternal grandparents Bob and Jane DeWitt, of Bentonville, Ark.; paternal grandparents Tom and JeAnne Balmer and paternal great-grandmother Katharine Jones, all of Aledo, Ill.; aunts and uncles Jill and Robbie Lewis, of Concord, N.C., and Scott and Julie Balmer, of Aledo.
Memorials have been established with Compassion Ministries, c/o Countryside Christian Church, 1919 S. Rock Rd, Wichita, KS 67207; and the Janel Balmer Student Conference Scholarship Fund, c/o Countryside Christian Church.
Downing & Lahey Mortuary East had charge. Tributes may be sent to the family online at www.dlwichita.com.