|Birth: ||Oct., 1837|
|Death: ||Dec. 25, 1909|
Reno Evening Gazette
Decemeber 27, 1909
Nevada Pioneer Called By Death
Serafino Balzar, Father of State Senator Balzar Dies at Advanced Age
Serafino Balzar, a pioneer of Nevada, having resided in the State for the past 36 years, died in this city Christmas day at the age of 73 years. Ten years ago he was struck upon the head in an accident and never fully recovered from its effects.
The remains are at the undertaking parlors of Groesbeck & O'Brien, the funeral probably will take place tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Deceased was a native of Switerland and father of Senator Fred B. Balzar. The wife, Mrs. Minnie Balzar, daughter, Mrs. W.A. Wade, and three sons, Fred B., H.S., and B.R. Balzar arrived in the city from their home in Mina this morning.
Mr. Balzar was a miner and connected with railroad work during the active years of his life, and a member of Esmeralda Lodge, No. 16, of Hawthorne, under which order the funeral will be conducted.
Mary Ann Bennett Balzar (1848 - 1936)
Burtram Russell Balzar (1880 - 1952)*
Florence Balzar Box Davis (1884 - 1980)*
Herman Stefanos Balzar (1888 - 1937)*
Knights of Pythias Cemetery
Maintained by: Linda
Originally Created by: Mark's Mom
Record added: Aug 16, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15388541
Wonderful to see this about our great grand father. I was watching video clips on Nevada's 150 years. And thought "the Balzar's" need to have a short video on our history. My granddaughter Scarlett Josephine was born to my son last Dec. making her 6th ge...(Read more)|
Added: Jun. 4, 2014
May you Rest in Peace, your memorial is now in your great granddaughter's care.|
Added: Apr. 11, 2012
To my great grandpa|
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