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Giving thanks for Barbara Ballinger

Jessica MacKinnon wrote a lovely tribute to Barbara Ballinger, my grandfather’s dear friend of many years (Rupert Wenzel). [Barbara Ballinger, 97, Oak Park library director, lover of poetry, News, Nov. 16]Barbara’s wonderful niece, Beverly Jackson, gathered recollections from various Wenzels. Elsa Wenzel From Rupert Wenzel Jr., writing from Ingleside, Illinois:There are so many stories about […]