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BALGAARD, Alen 1921-2006


Posted By: K. Kittleson
Date: 10/30/2008 at 20:44:26

Sunday, July 16, 2006
Hauser Funeral Home
1205 South Main Street
Charles City, IA 50616

Alen Balgaard, age 85, of Charles City, Floyd county, Iowa, died Tuesday, July 4, 2006, at his home.

Alen Balgaard was born June 14, 1921, at Langdon, North Dakota, the son of John and Caroline (Iverson) Balgaard. He graduated from Langdon High School. Alen joined the Merchant Marines and after two years enlisted in the United States Navy. He retired, in 1987 after 30 years, from the University of Iowa Water Plant.

In 1986, he married Rose Weigel and subsequently lived in Stone Lake, Wisc., Winona, Minn., Rolla, Mo., New Hampton and came to Charles City in 2006.

Living family members include his wife, Rose Weigel of Charles City; a sister, Alyce (Balgaard) Fischer of Red Wing, Minn.; a niece, Donna Colbeck of Cedar Rapids and her family; and a nephew, Michael Fischer and his family of Minneapolis, Minn.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Irene Eykyn and Eleanor Balgaard.
Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601-7633 or the American Cancer Society, 130 4th Street, Mason City, IA 50401.

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