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Roe Abbott Balo
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1893
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 1982
Summit County
Ohio, USA

Roe A. Balo, 88, of 101 Devonshire Dr., died March 19 after an extended illness.

He was born in Columbus, Ohio, July 21, 1893 and had lived in Akron since 1919. A graduate of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, he retired from the Electrical Department at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company after 36 years of service. Mr. Balo was a veteran of World War I, having served in France with the 101st Field Signal Battalion, 26th (Yankee) Division. Wounded and gassed, he was twice cited for gallantry, and earned the French Croix de Guerre, the Purple Heart, the Victory Medal with six campaign bars, and the General Pershing Certificate of Commendation. Mr. Balo belonged to the Oak Hill United Presbyterian Church. He was a 64-year charter member of the Akron Post No. 209 American Legion and a life member; he was also a 60-year life member of Newton Lodge No. 249 F&AM at Raymond, Ohio.

Family links: 
  Edwin Merrill Balo (1869 - 1933)
  Flora Belle Wolford Balo (1870 - 1910)
  Frances E. Williams Balo (1894 - 1983)
  Roe Abbott Balo (1893 - 1982)
  Xema Balo Luh (1895 - 1979)*
  Wolford Edwin Balo (1897 - 1992)*
*Calculated relationship
Rose Hill Burial Park
Summit County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Gerald "Jerry" Hobson
Record added: May 18, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19429078
Roe Abbott Balo
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- Katherine Dean
 Added: Aug. 1, 2016
World War I. Thanks for your service.
- Gerald "Jerry" Hobson
 Added: Apr. 20, 2010

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