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Tim W. Balcom

March 9, 1957 ~ January 9, 2022 (age 64)


Tim W. Balcom, age 64 of Hesperia, passed away on Sunday morning, January 9, 2022 at his home.  He was born on March 9, 1957 in Muskegon, Michigan to Wayne & Marge (Schurina) Balcom.  Tim had been employed at BC Cobb Plant in Muskegon, and he retired when the plant shut down, after 39 ½ years of employment.  He had been a Union Steward for Local 103.  Tim’s hobbies included hunting, fishing, golfing, and watching football and baseball.  Kids and grandkids were a very big part of his life.  Tim was preceded in death by his dad & his wife, Wayne & Carol Balcom; by his mom & her husband, Marge & Perry Goetz; and by his lifelong friend, Sam Moore.  He is survived by his wife, Karen Balcom; children:  Nikki (Jon) Skok, Joe Balcom, Stephanie Valdes, Ashley (Anthony) Tanner, DJ (Haley) Hills; 11 grandchildren:  Kaitlyn, Triniti, Evin, Irey, McKennah, Jonathan, Errika, Gabrielle, Lillian, Bella, & Carter; sisters:  Lynne (Tom) Shlaffer, Sheryl (Kenny) Scissons; many nieces & nephews; and a very special friend, Owen Latsch.  A celebration of Tim’s life and luncheon will be held at the Hesperia American Legion Post 411 from 2-4 PM on Thursday, January 27, 2022, beginning with a prayer led by Andrew Rumsey.  Interment will be at West Hesperia Cemetery in the Spring of 2022, with Brendon McCastle officiating.  You can sign the online guest book at  Arrangements are by Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc. of Fremont.


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Celebration of Life and Luncheon
January 27, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hesperia American Legion Post
4075 S. 198th Avenue
Hesperia, MI 49421

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