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GRANITE CITY, Ill. -- Jacob P. Ballentine, 83, of Granite City died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002.
He was retired from the Terminal Railroad after 31 years. He served in the Army and was a member of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Jane Ryder; two sons, Frederick and Jack Ballentine; a daughter, Sharon Newcomer of Jackson, Mo.; two sisters, six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters.
Services were held in Granite City.