Memorial Service for John Bale, September 26, 1:00 pm

John Bale, a charter member of Good Shepherd, died peacefully on Monday, September 2. A memorial service will be Thursday, September 26 at 1:00 pm with visitation at 12:00 pm with Pastor Amy Larson officiating. Inurnment will be in Lutheran Cemetery in Decorah.

John is survived by his daughter Ruth Bale Lippincott and her husband Joe of Grand Isle, VT; and his brother Harold Bale of Eagan, MN.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the John and Mabel Bale Scholarship Fund at Luther College, c/o Development Office, 700 College Drive, Decorah, IA 52101 or Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 701 Iowa Ave., Decorah, IA 52101.

An obituary  may be found here.

Blessed be the memory of John Bale. Light perpetual shine upon him, O God, and grant him eternal rest.