Saturday, April 6, 2013




ADDRESS:  798 Stoneridge Dr., Mosinee, WI; A former Placerville, CA & Medford, WI resident


PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH:  3:15 PM Thursday, April 4 at his residence in Mosinee where he had resided for the past 3 months


TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: Memorial services will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 20 at First Baptist Church, Medford


OFFICIATING:  Rev. Brian Wipf & Rev. William Hohman


VISITATION:  9:00 AM until the time of services at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 20 at First Baptist Church, Medford


DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 19, 1972 at Marshfield, WI


EDUCATION: Placerville, CA and Medford High School


PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: He grew up in Placerville, CA and moved to Medford during his high school years.  He worked various jobs in the Medford area throughout his life.  He enjoyed music, playing guitar, fishing, and sharing his faith.


SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sister -  Michelle Dunn of Medford; Step Sisters – Leslie (Tyler) Reed of Milliken, CO, Jenni (Darrell) Gatling of Hawaii, Natalie Arndt of Loveland, CO, Janelle Arndt of Topeka, KS; Step Brothers – Paul (Mae) Arndt of Greenfield, WI, Kyle (Amanda) Arndt of Ashland, WI & Jon (Rose) Arndt of Florida


BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brother – Chris Balla in 2001; Step Sister – Melody Arndt in 1992; Brother-in-law:  Steve Dunn


SURVIVING PARENTS:  Mother – Paula (Bryan) Arndt of Medford; Maternal Grandfather – Wally Ertl of Medford; Paternal Grandmother – Mary Ann Balla of Placerville, CA


DECEASED PARENTS:   Father - Robert A. Balla; Maternal Grandmother – Jo Anne Ertl; Paternal Grandfather – Steve Balla, Sr.


PALLBEARERS:  Honorary – Chad Cockerell, Tony Olsen, Larry Etten, Steve Balla


OTHER INFORMATION:  Further survived by niece, Mikaylee & nephews, Michael & Christopher, many aunts, uncles and cousins

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