MARGARET M. (Maiden Name: ROBIDA) BALCIAR AGE: 87
ADDRESS: 955 E. Allman Ave Care Partners Assisted Living in Medford
PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: Margaret passed away at 9:49 P.M. Sunday, May 17, 2015 at Care Partners Assisted Living in Medford surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Aspirus Hospice.
TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Friday, May 22, at St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Medford
OFFICIATING: Rev. Brian Mundt
INTERMENT: Cremainal Inurnment will take place at 1:15 P.M. at Medford Evergreen II Cemetery in Medford
VISITATION: 10:00 A.M. until time of services at 11:00 A.M. Friday, May 22, 2015 at St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Medford
DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 21, 1927 in Stetsonville
EDUCATION: Margaret attended Pleasant Valley Grade School, Dorchester High School and was a 1944 Graduate of Medford High School
MARRIAGE: On September 6, 1947 she married Walter Balciar at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Medford and he survives
PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After high school, Margaret started work for the Medford Creamery office where she met her husband of 67 years. She stayed with the company through the various new owners and retired in 1992. Margaret enjoyed camping, gardening, sewing, bowling, dancing and playing cards.
MEMBER OF: She was a member of St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church and an active member of the Church’s Ladies Aid
SURVIVING SPOUSE: Walter Balciar of Medford
SURVIVING DAUGHTER: Marsha (Lee) Fritz of DeForest
# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 2: Major Jesse (Jacqui) Fritz of Westhampton Beach, NY and Captain Jason (Laura) Fritz of Tomah. Both Grandsons currently in the U.S. Air Force GR-GRANDSON: Winston Fritz of Tomah
SURVIVING BROTHER: Donald (Jo) Robida of Stratford
BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Ann (Ed) Denzin, John (Jeanette) Robida, William (Agnes) Robida and Roy (Bernice) Robida
DECEASED FATHER: Anton Robida DECEASED MOTHER: Mary Murn
OTHER INFORMATION: Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake assisted the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Margaret’s family to be designated at a later date to Alzheimers.Org, Aspirus Hospice and St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church
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