Cheryl Ballweg

A funeral service was held Friday, May 6, 2016 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Langdon for Cheryl Ballweg, 71, of Langdon.


Posted on 5/6/16

She died Saturday, April 30, 2016 at her home in Langdon.

Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Langdon.

Cheryl was born December 5, 1944 in Langdon to Tony and Ella Mukomela. She attended school in Langdon and graduated from Langdon High School. She went on to Mayville State University where she earned her BS degree in elementary education. She taught at Crookston before marrying Darrell Ballweg in August of 1967. She and Darrell bought a farm near Nekoma and lived there until moving into Langdon in the 1970s. She loved to cook. She also enjoyed visiting with friends and family especially spending time with her grandkids.  She was a member of St. Alphonsus Church in Langdon and helped with serving lunch at St. Edward’s in Nekoma whenever she was needed.

Surviving Cheryl is her son, Darren (Mary) of Nekoma; granddaughter Lauren Ballweg; step-grandchildren: Patricia, Kevin, and Timothy; six step-great-grandchildren; and siblings: Shirley Lazarz, Kenneth (Gwen) Mukomela, Robert (Kay) Mukomela, and Lois (Eldon) Nolte; honorary bearers: Alex, Riley and Kendra Stremick; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Darrell; siblings: Arthur (Sheila) Mukomela, Marjorie (Robert) Logan, and William Mukomela; and brother-in-law Steve Lazarz.

Brooks Funeral Home of Langdon was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences are available at