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Curtis Lee Balser

February 25, 1946 — November 19, 2022

Curtis Lee Balser, 76, of Lapel, passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at Rawlins House in Pendleton following and extended illness.
He was born on February 25, 1946, in Charleston, Illinois to Russel Clair and Frances Loraine (DeWitt) Balser.
Curtis served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War.
He retired in 2009 as business manager for the International Union of Operating Engineers.
He was a member of the Lapel American Legion Post #212 and the Lapel Eagles Aerie 4323 where he was a past president.
He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, watching Delaney play softball, watching western movies and Gunsmoke. He loved spending time with family, friends and his cat "Miss Kitty."
Curtis is survived by his son, A.J. (Amy) Balser; a grandson, Leo Spacaj; a granddaughter, Delaney Balser; and a son-in-law, Mark Spacaj.
He was preceded in death by wife of 50 years, Sheila Mae (Smith) Balser on November 26, 2019; his parents; and his daughter, Jacinda Balser.
Graveside services will be held at 3:00 PM on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at Brookside Cemetery in Lapel with Pastor Tyson Priest officiating. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the American Legion Post #212.
Curtis' family would like to invite his family and friends to a celebration of his life following the graveside service at the Lapel Eagles Aerie #4323 at 4:00 PM.
Memorial contributions may be made to Madison County Humane Society, 2219 Crystal Street, Anderson, Indiana 46012.
Online condolences may be shared at:
. Graveside Service Brookside Cemetery
Thursday, December 01, 2022
3:00 PM
Email Details 2900 Brookside DriveLapel, IN 46051 Directions Celebration of Life Lapel Eagles
Thursday, December 01, 2022
4:00 PM
Email Details 110 East 9th StreetLapel, Indiana 46051 Directions

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