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Donald Wayne Balis
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1914
Alvordton
Williams County
Ohio, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 2001
Wauseon
Fulton County
Ohio, USA

Donald W. Balis, 86, of West Yankee Road, Morenci, passed away Thurday, Aug. 9, 2001, at the Heartland of Wauseon Nursing in Wauseon, Ohio. He was born Oct. 2, 1914, in Williams County, Ohio, the son of John and Gertie (Rininger) Balis. On Dec. 5, 1935, he married Ruth Pratt in Auburn, Ind. She survives. Don and his wife have been in the Morenci area for the past 58 years. He was a Farmer and was formerly employed at Ace Drill Corporation in Adrain form with he retired in 1974. Don served in the U.S. Army during World War ll and was a member of Morenci American Legion Post #368. Besides his wife, Ruth, Don is survived by a daughter, Celeta Balis of Morenci; two grandchildren, Bruce Simpkins and Collen Vanderpool, three sisters and one brother. Preceding Don in death were his parents, three sisters and two brothers. Graveside services for Don will be held at the Warldron Cemetery in Waldron, Mich., on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2001, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Clyde Wonders officiating. Military Rites will be donducted by Morenci American Legion Post # 368. There will be a visitation of Friday from 6-8 pm. at the Eagle Funeral Home, Charles Fink Chapel, in Morenci. 
 
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 Parents:
  John William Balis (1883 - 1948)
  Gertie Ellen Rininger Balis (1891 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Augusta Pratt Balis (1916 - 2011)
 
 Siblings:
  Donald Wayne Balis (1914 - 2001)
  Velma Leora Balis Taylor (1916 - 1994)*
  Paul LeRoy Balis (1919 - 1993)*
  Royal J. Balis (1930 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Waldron Cemetery
Waldron
Hillsdale County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Sec. 4
 
Created by: Darlene Lenhart
Record added: Aug 31, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41394604
Donald Wayne Balis
Added by: Darlene Lenhart
 
Donald Wayne Balis
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- Darlene Losey Lenhart
 Added: Sep. 1, 2009
 
 
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