Rev. Thomas R. Balm



Rev. Thomas R. Balm passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2012.

Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, December 3 at the Garner United Methodist Church, 885 Maben Avenue, Garner, IA. (Clergy may gather, but need not robe.)  Visitation with the family will be Sunday, December 2 from 2:30 to 4:30 pm in the Garner UMC Fellowship Hall.

Rev. Balm served at Kensett- Bolan; Lansing; Dysart; LeMars, Calvary; Cedar Falls, Trinity; Estherville; Davenport, Christ and Eldora.  He retired in 1996.

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn of Garner, IA and children:  Stephen of Spirit Lake, IA; Jonathon of Brooklyn, IA; Brian of Omaha, NE; Michelle Balm of Jesup, IA and step-children:  Kathy Janssen of Mason City, IA and David Alsvig of Borne, TX.

Memorials may be sent to the North Iowa Hospice.


 Bishop Trimble and the Cabinet – November 30, 2012