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Leonard O Balsley

July 3, 1942 April 14, 2019
Leonard O Balsley
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Obituary for Leonard O Balsley

Leonard O. Balsley age 76, of Plymouth, IN passed away on Sunday, April 14th at Catherine Kasper Life Care Center.

Leonard was born the son of Otto and Florence (Humfrey) Balsley in Marshall County, Indiana on July 3, 1942. He worked at I & M manufacturing at Bourbon then he retired after 30 years from Fairmont and Gulf Stream working in maintenance. He and his wife Glenice also operated the Balsley Honey Bee restaurant in Etna Green. In his spare time he enjoyed their home at the Lake where he loved to fish and do welding projects.

On August 15, 1974 he married Glenice Carothers, she preceded in death February 6, 2010. Those left to remember Leonard are his son: Tony and Kim Balsley of Rochester, IN, step-sons: Terry and Barbara Heckaman of Lansing, MI, Rex and LeeAnn Heckaman of Nappanee, Kim and Jane Heckaman of Plymouth and Marty and Denise Heckaman of Etna Green. He was further blessed with fourteen grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, three great great-grandchildren, his sister wilma Orsund and his brother-in-law Garland and Muriel Carothers.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, great-granddaughter Brittney Lamd a brother Cecil Balsley

At his request cremation will take place. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 20th at 10:30 AM in Bremen Cemetery where he will be placed with his wife.

The family requests memorials to be made to: Potawatomi Wildlife Park.

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10:30 AM 4/20/2019 10:30:00 AM
Bremen Cemetery

US 6
Bremen, IN 46506

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Bremen Cemetery
US 6 Bremen 46506 IN
United States

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Bremen Cemetery Final Resting Place

US 6
Bremen, IN 46506

US 6 Bremen 46506 IN
United States

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Potawatomi Wilde Life Park

16998 IN-331
Tippecanoe, IN 46570

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