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Obituary for Kenneth Dale "Ken" Balder

Kenneth Dale “Ken” Balder, age 59, of New Philadelphia, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

Born November 3, 1957, in Dover, he was a son of the late Earl and Jane Lorenz Balder.

Ken was employed by Belden Brick Company, Sugarcreek, for thirty-one years, and had more recently enjoyed working at Your Pizza Shop, New Philadelphia.

He is survived by his wife of more than thirty years, Sandra Fouts Balder; his two brothers, Rick Balder of New Philadelphia, and Donald (Penny) Balder of Dover; his two step-children, Kenneth (Kristina) Moreland of Japan, and Lori (Bryan) Walton of New Philadelphia; his three grandchildren, Shannon Shonk, Marissa Moreland and Michael Moreland; his four great-grandchildren; his numerous nieces and nephews; and his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Diana and Joe Yoakum.

In addition to his parents, Ken was preceded in death by a brother, James Balder.

In keeping with Ken’s wishes, he will be cremated. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 29 at 11 a.m., in LifeWay Church, 742 Cookson Ave. S.E., New Philadelphia, with Pastor Larry Fletcher officiating. Family and friends may call at the church one hour prior to the service. To sign an online guestbook and share a fond memory of Ken, please visit the obituaries link on the Toland-Herzig website.

The family suggests that contributions in Ken’s memory be made to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave. S.W., New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

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LifeWay Church

742 Cookson Ave. S.E.
NewPhiladelphia, OH 44663

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11:00 AM
LifeWay Church

742 Cookson Ave. S.E.
NewPhiladelphia, OH 44663

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Community Hospice

716 Commercial Ave. SW.
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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