The mother of NASCAR Nationwide Series Director Joe Balash passed away Tuesday in Hobart, Ind. Mary Jane Balash was 88.
Funeral services are scheduled for Monday in Hobart at Rees Funeral Home. Joe Balash still plans to work the Nationwide Series race at Nashville Superspeedway, according to a NASCAR spokesperson.
Mary Jane Balash is survived by four sons, James Dunn, Steven Balash, Fred Balash and Joe Balash; one daughter, Marianne Quillen of Hobart; one brother, Donn Moody; one sister, Betty Sinclair; one daughter-in-law, Barbara Dunn Nabham; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.