Eugene Ray Balsmeyer, 82, Holland

Eugene Ray Balsmeyer, 82, of Holland, died Saturday, November 2, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born in Huntingburg February 23, 1937, to Omer and Nettie (Meyer) Balsmeyer. He married JoAnne Leroy May 15, 1960, at Salem Church in Huntingburg. She died October 10, 2019.

Eugene worked as a lineman for Southern Indiana Gas and Electric Company. He was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Holland and Holland American Legion Post 343. He was a veteran of the United States Army, an Atlanta Braves fan, and loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by one daughter, Cindy Broeker and husband Ron, Huntingburg; two sons, Mark Balsmeyer and wife Jane, Jasper, and Brian Balsmeyer and wife Laura, Seymour; two sisters, Dorothy Mae Land and Joan Leistner, both of Holland; one brother, Allen Balsmeyer and wife Nancy, Holland; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 2-7 p.m. Friday at Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg and from 9-10 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Church. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Paul Church. Online condolences can be shared at Funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church with burial following in the church cemetery. Pastor Debbie Roe will officiate at the service. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Holland American Legion Post 343 Memorial Detail.

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