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 www.kroeze-wolffis.com. Arrangements are by Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc. of Fremont.
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