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Friday, December 19, 2014

Joan Lewis Rosenbalm, May 28, 1927 ~ December 10, 2014.

Joan Lewis Rosenbalm, 87 of LaPorte passed away December 10, 2014. Born in Smithwick, Texas May 28, 1927, Joan graduated from Burnet High School in 1943. She was a longtime member of Missouri Street Church of Christ in Baytown serving as a Bible Class teacher for 40 yrs., Joan also was a Volunteer at the Pregnancy Resource Center in Baytown. Preceded in Death by her husband William T. Rosenbalm, Sons, Keith Alan Rosenbalm and Eric Thomas Rosenbalm, a Grandchild Rhonda, Parents Virgil and Avis Lewis of Burnet, Grandparents Frank and Florence Lewis, George and Mary Jane Jackson. Survivors include Daughters Angela Applebe, and Elaine Mire and husband C.J., sister Janet Lewis Crain of Burnet, Grandchildren are Eric Rosenbalm,Jr., Lennette Rosenbalm, Jason Applebe, Jared Applebe, Jamison Applebe, Jordan Applebe, Jimmy Applebe, Erica Mire, and Keith Rosenbalm,Jr., 15 Great Grandchildren also survive. Services 10:00 AM Wednesday December 17, 2014 at the Missouri St. Church of Christ in Baytown with interment to follow at LaPorte Cemetery. Family will receive Friends at the Funeral Home Tuesday evening from 5 to 8 PM.

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