Jane Balcom was born to Helen A. Krause (Hufft) and Robert George Krause on February 16, 1935 and peacefully passed to Heaven on January 19, 2020 from cancer. She was born and raised in San Antonio and went to high school at Sam Houston High School. She married Her husband of more than 65 years, LeRoy B. Balcom on September 11, 1954. Together they raised three girls, Yvonne Quenstedt, Annette Christopherson, and Valerie Krozel. Jane first worked as a bank teller at Bexar County National Bank and then supported LeRoy’s military career as they traveled for 22 years including to Dover, Delaware and Anchorage, Alaska. They retired back to the San Antonio area, living in Kirby, Texas where they have resided for the last 47 years. Jane re-joined the workforce and worked for Mercantile Bank which changed ownership several times eventually ending up as Wells-Fargo Bank. Jane loved travel, her many pets and enjoyed visiting casinos for fun. Jane and LeRoy’s outdoor Christmas decorations won awards several times. She immensely enjoyed her grandchildren, Grant and Scott Quenstedt, Collin Christopherson, and Noah, Eli, Sadie and Lyza Krozel. She actively participated in their daily lives and enjoyed sharing in their joys and successes. Jane is preceded in death by her parents and survived by her Husband LeRoy B. Balcom, her children and grandchildren. A reception will follow after the service. If you desire to make a donation, please consider donating to San Antonio Pets Alive! in her honor.

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  1. Leroy, sorry to hear about Jane’s passing. Will pray for you and family and ask for peace in this difficult time.

  2. We are so very sorry to hear of the passing of Jane. We have lived across the street from them for the past 3 years. When we first bought our house Leroy and Jane were over as soon as possible to introduce themselves. We wish we would have known sooner. We will definitely miss them.

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