Margarette Carroll Balusek

Margarette Carroll Balusek (Walton) age 65, of Galveston, TX passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. A visitation will be Wednesday September 4, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. followed by a memorial service starting at 11:00 a.m., at James Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque, TX 77568.

She was born September 19, 1953 in Galveston, TX to Willie Frank Walton, Sr. and Margaret. She was the youngest of their four children.

Margarette loved her husband, daughters, grandkids, family, and friends dearly. She loved having her 3 cats Jake, June, and Butthead. Margarette was the best wife, mom, maw maw, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend. She had a huge heart and was always there when you needed her.

She was proud to be BOI and enjoyed the island life. She loved talking on the phone and you could always count on a daily phone call from her. Margarette loved cheering on the Astros and listening to music. She loved to travel with her family and friends.

Her presence whether it was in person or over the phone would brighten your day. She was someone who everyone loved and made everyone feel loved back. She will forever live in the hearts of all who knew and loved her.

She is preceded in death by her parents, sister Willie Carrol Hysmith and niece Angela Cameron. Margarette is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, David Balusek, two daughters; Ronnica Tucker (Clint) and Amanda Balusek (Ricky), two sisters; Mary Cameron (Gary) and Dottie Mosier, brother Willie Walton, Jr. (Delores) her three grandchildren; Christina Doss, Chase Tucker and Riley Santos and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.


  1. Love you aunt Margarette and will miss my daily games with you. Love and prayers to all our family

    Star Bragg
  2. Our deepest condolences to you David and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely Daniel and Lolly (Serenil) Ortega Sr.

  3. Thank you for being in my life, and thank you for the difference you made.

    Doi Purjet
  4. I had the pleasure of knowing her as a teen. She was the sweetest of all my friends . I lost touch with her over the years. Then I found her again on FB. She was a treasure.

    Roberta ( Peikert ) Rivera
  5. So sorry for your loss,
    Prays for the family,

    John Sánchez
  6. Going to miss you my dear friend, you were always there when I needed you, I’m going to be truly loss without you. We’ve been through thick and thin with each other and I’ll cherish every memory we’ve had together. We’ll be together again one day, wait for me at that golden gate. Love you forever my friend. RiP.

    Carolynn Robinson
  7. My deepest condolences go out to you David, Ronnica and Amanda. I Loved Margarette with ALL MY HEART. I am going to miss hearing her sweet voice. I wish I could be there tomorrow with you all, but know that my Heart and Thoughts and Prayers will be with ALL OF YOU…..

    Debbie Holland
  8. I loved working with her at Dollar tree. We always shared good times. I will miss her.

    Beckie Carson

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