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Orman Balzer

Services for Orman Balzer, 89, who died Feb. 22 at Schowalter Villa in Hesston, will be 11 a.m. March 16 at Ridgepoint Church, Wichita.

Born May 19, 1934, in McClusky, North Dakota, to Jacob and Olga (Winter) Balzer, he married Eleanor Claassen in 1959 in Hillsboro.

Survivors include daughter Rochelle Funk of Wichita; son Doug Balzer of Lakewood, Colorado; sisters Rhoda Gurin of Denver, Arva Deutschendorf of Newton, and Rita Smith of Wichita; and two grandchildren.

Sisters Mavis Vix and Marcella Balzer and friend, traveling companion, and caregiver Helen Simmons preceded him in death.

A memorial has been established with Schowalter Villa.

Last modified March 7, 2024