In Memory

 

 

Henry Balzer Jr.

Henry Balzer Jr. 

Nov 28, 1945 - Oct 8, 2020

Beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother passed away Thursday, October 8, 2020 at Covenant Health Care-Cooper campus. Age 74 years. Son of the late Henry and Lillian (Turner) Balzer Sr., Henry was born November 28, 1945 in Saginaw, Michigan. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of American Legion Post #439. He married Carolyn Taylor, his loving wife of 52 years on August 17, 1968. She survives him. Henry was employed at Grey Iron Foundry retiring in 1996 after25 years of service. He was a member of the Resurrection Lutheran Church and the Eagles. Henry enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, singing, cooking, his cars and especially spending time with his family. 


Surviving besides his wife Carolyn are two daughters, Laura and Matthew McKinstry, Saginaw; Melissa and Jason Caster, Hudsonville, Michigan; two grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Taylor McKinstry; four sisters, Shirley Pinet, Bridgeport; Janice and Woody Swan, Freeland; Donna and John Liss, Saginaw; Kathy and Gary Schultheiss, Saginaw; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Robert and Ellen Taylor, Ginger Taylor, Dale and Lynn Taylor, Laurie and Mike Guttowsky; special friends, Roger and Sandy Shaver many beloved nieces, nephews and friends. Henry was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Modlin; a nephew, Jeffrey Liss; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Mickey Pinet, Ron Modlin, Gary Taylor, Betty and Ken Burgess. 


Honoring Mr. Balzer’s wishes cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place 4:00 p.m. Thursday, October 15, 2020 at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd. (between Shattuck and McCarty). Pastor Robert Schmidt and Nancy Scott will officiate with Military Service conducted by American Legion Post #439. Friends may visit at the funeral home where the family will be present on Thursday from 2:00 p.m. until time of service. In accordance with State mandate ordinances, the limitations of number gathered, mask wearing and social distancing will be observed. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Resurrection Lutheran Church or American Legion Post #439.

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By Year Deceased Alphabetically Yearbook Photo



2021

Harry Griffore
Harry Griffore


Kandis Leach (Burns)
Kandis Leach (Burns)

 

James McNab
James McNab

 

2020

Henry B Balzer
Henry B Balzer

 

Carol Berkobien (Meader)
Carol Berkobien (Meader)

 

Elizabeth Kramer
Elizabeth Kramer

 

Karen Martin
Karen Martin

 

Jack Nurnberg
Jack Nurnberg

 

Maryann Schartow (Ruppel)
Maryann Schartow (Ruppel)

 

2019

Jack C Gerwin
Jack C Gerwin

 

Nancy Krenz (Leal)
Nancy Krenz (Leal)

 

Janice Krueger (Wahr)
Janice Krueger (Wahr)

 

Roy Markva
Roy Markva

 

Larry Niederstadt
Larry Niederstadt

 

2018

Cheryl Arft (Foltz)
Cheryl Arft (Foltz)

 

Kamal Busaid
Kamal Busaid

 

Susan Fobear (Scorsone)
Susan Fobear (Scorsone)

 

David Jewell
David Jewell

 

Garlin Tate (Dovin)
Garlin Tate (Dovin)

 

Bruce Ward
Bruce Ward

 

Helen Zimmerman (Wanek)
Helen Zimmerman (Wanek)

 

2017

Karen Abler (Byrne)
Karen Abler (Byrne)

 

Sandra Barber (Zietz)
Sandra Barber (Zietz)

 

Leanore Block (Brockman)
Leanore Block (Brockman)

 

William H Burns
William H Burns

 

Douglas Lambert
Douglas Lambert

 

Diann Martin (Batkoski)
Diann Martin (Batkoski)

 

Kimsey McCulloch
Kimsey McCulloch

 

Duane Pretzer
Duane Pretzer

 

William Sarow
William Sarow

 

Michael Simmons
Michael Simmons

 

2015

Susan Dvorsek (Adams)
Susan Dvorsek (Adams)


Richard Iamurri
Richard Iamurri

 

Robert Ross
Robert Ross

 

Duane Spaedt
Duane Spaedt

 

2014

Robert Bannick
Robert Bannick

 

Clare Parks
Clare Parks

 

Craig Schultz
Craig Schultz

 

2013

Sharon Kranick (Rosebrock)
Sharon Kranick (Rosebrock)

 

Thomas Rulison
Thomas Rulison

 

William Surdock
William Surdock

 

Michael Turner
Michael Turner

 

2012

Gary DeSander
Gary DeSander

 

Frederick Kalis, Jr
Frederick Kalis, Jr

 

James Michutka
James Michutka


Marcia Moreau (Jaster)
Marcia Moreau (Jaster)

 

Donald Richter
Donald Richter

 

Joan Sperry (Shade)
Joan Sperry (Shade)

 

John Thompson
John Thompson

 

William Weber
William Weber

 

Dennis Wyatt
Dennis Wyatt

 

2011

Michael Durkee
Michael Durkee

 

Richard Hales
Richard Hales

 

John McGhee
John McGhee

 

Franklin Schreader
Franklin Schreader

 

2010

Frank Becker
Frank Becker

 

Thomas Enszer
Thomas Enszer

 

Janet Griebel (Griffore)
Janet Griebel (Griffore)

 

Robert Niven
Robert Niven

 

Daniel Schobert
Daniel Schobert

 

Denise Schulz (Roth)
Denise Schulz (Roth)

 

2009

William Antell
William Antell

 

Dorthysue Beard (Campbell)
Dorthysue Beard (Campbell)

 

Brian Jennings
Brian Jennings

 

2008

Robert Beckley
Robert Beckley

 

Roger Hoffman
Roger Hoffman

 

Robert Jacques
Robert Jacques

 

David Turrill
David Turrill

 

Robert Werner
Robert Werner

 

2007

Elizabeth Kurtz (Becker)
Elizabeth Kurtz (Becker)

 

William Ten Eyck
William Ten Eyck

 

2006

James George Bluhm
James George Bluhm

 

Vikki Friesorger (Burk)
Vikki Friesorger (Burk)


Bruce Ingersoll
Bruce Ingersoll

 

Mary Richardson (Helder)
Mary Richardson (Helder)

 

2005

Gary Blake
Gary Blake

 

Marilyn Green (Krzyzaniak)
Marilyn Green (Krzyzaniak)

 

Gerald Meyer
Gerald Meyer

 

2004

John Clements
John Clements

 

James Corbett
James Corbett

 

John Richard "Rick" Garn
John Richard "Rick" Garn

 

Pamela Rogers (Bacon)
Pamela Rogers (Bacon)

 

Frederick Webster, Jr
Frederick Webster, Jr


2002

Tonette Haenlein (Ridgway)
Tonette Haenlein (Ridgway)

 

2001

Larry Engel
Larry Engel

 

David Schaffer
David Schaffer

 

Janice Watz* (Kubiak)
Janice Watz* (Kubiak)

 

Roger Westendorf
Roger Westendorf

 

1999

Ronald Howell
Ronald Howell

 

David McGregor
David McGregor

 

Judith Moore (Marx)
Judith Moore (Marx)

 

1998

Maurice Fisher
Maurice Fisher


Ronald McCollum
Ronald McCollum

 

John Reeve
John Reeve

 

Daniel Stec
Daniel Stec

 

1997

Diane Dargie
Diane Dargie

 

Herbert Lacross
Herbert Lacross

 

Peter A Lambel
Peter A Lambel

 

Diane Winters (Tomaszewski)
Diane Winters (Tomaszewski)

 

1996

Dorothy Hundshamer (Murphy)
Dorothy Hundshamer (Murphy)

 

Robert McDougal
Robert McDougal

 

Sally Rexius (Ferman)
Sally Rexius (Ferman)

 

Janice Woodward (Turill)
Janice Woodward (Turill)

 

1995

William Davis
William Davis

 

Spencer Loehr, Jr
Spencer Loehr, Jr

 

1993

Judith Hak
Judith Hak


Sharon McGeorge (Ostrom)
Sharon McGeorge (Ostrom)

 

Veda Ruiz
Veda Ruiz

 

1992

Alfred Bourdow
Alfred Bourdow

 

Harriet Cradit
Harriet Cradit

 

1991

John G Anderson
John G Anderson

 

Kenneth Gazella, Jr
Kenneth Gazella, Jr

 

James Graebner
James Graebner

 

Frederick Pohlman
Frederick Pohlman

 

Darlene Theaker (Haavisto)
Darlene Theaker (Haavisto)


1990

David Gallagher
David Gallagher

 

1989

Sharyn Dill (Bonner)
Sharyn Dill (Bonner)

 

1988

Richard Bird
Richard Bird

 

Douglas Durand
Douglas Durand

 

1986

Judith Hempstead (Martindale)
Judith Hempstead (Marti…)

 

1977

Robert Ruthig
Robert Ruthig

 

1975

Richard Cole
Richard Cole

 

Terrence Hackett
Terrence Hackett

 

1974

Lucy Cline
Lucy Cline

 

1973

Raymond Baumgartner
Raymond Baumgartner

 

Clifford Carter
Clifford Carter

 

1971

Dennis Buckley
Dennis Buckley

 

1967

Gary McCullen
Gary McCullen

 

Edward Schell
Edward Schell

 

Thomas Voorheis
Thomas Voorheis

 

1966

Marsha Bartels
Marsha Bartels

 

1964

Gary Butler
Gary Butler

 

DECEASED YEAR UNKNOWN

Jean Alexander
Jean Alexander

 

Susan L. A. Boell
Susan L. A. Boell


Robert Close
Robert Close

 

Sharon Graham
Sharon Graham


Mary Lang
Mary Lang


Robert LeRoux
Robert LeRoux

 

Richard Oesterreicher
Richard Oesterreicher

 

Robert Quick
Robert Quick

 

Rushia Stewart
Rushia Stewart


Gilbert Wanless
Gilbert Wanless

 

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