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