Dorothy Balzer, 98

Dorothy Maxine Balzer, 98, formerly of Huntington, passed away at Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester, on Feb. 11, 2017. She had been a resident at Peabody Retirement Community since 1988.

Mrs. Balzer was born July 9, 1918, in Huntington, to Charles and Carrie (Alexander) Scheerer.  Her parents preceded her in death.

Mrs. Balzer married Kenneth Balzer, June 17, 1945, in the First Presbyterian Church in Huntington, IN.  He passed away May 6, 1992.

She graduated from Huntington High School in 1936.   She was a 1938 graduate of International Business College, Fort Wayne, IN. She worked at H.K. Porter in Huntington for 24 years.

Mrs. Balzer was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Huntington, IN and a former Deacon.  She was a member of Floral Chapter No. 75, and the Eastern Star both of Huntington.  She enjoyed traveling and was an avid Cubs fan.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, from 3 to 4:00 p.m. with a service to follow at 4:00 p.m., all at McElhaney – Hart Funeral Home 715 N. Jefferson St.  Huntington, IN 46750.

In lieu of Flowers Memorials may be made to the Peabody Retirement Community

(Caring Circle of Friends) or First Presbyterian Church in care of McElhaney – Hart Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Servia.

McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, is in charge of arrangements.

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Posted on 2017 Feb 14