Ronald C. Balsiger, 70

Ronald C. Balsiger of Harrisville, formerly of Germantown, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2015, at 70 years of age. He was born on May 3, 1945, in Port Washington.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Lorinda (nee Rusch). Ron was the beloved husband of Delores (nee Bormann) for 51 years; the loving father of William (Debbie), Lorelei (Kurt Enders), Scott (Jackie) and Todd (Dallas); proud grandfather of Grace (Ralph Ramirez), Elizabeth, Julianna (Jack Pfeifer), Janelle, Caleb, Josh, Zach, Luke, Alivia, Jack and Lily; great-grandfather of Royce, Jaida and Emma; and dear brother of Elaine (Fred Linstedt), David (Debby) and Judy (Ken Zorn). He was also loved by nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends.

He was an avid outdoorsman, pheasant/ deer hunter and bow hunter. He loved spending time at the cabin, in his woodshop and with his grandchildren and friends. He had a passion for trapshooting and was a member of the Harrisville Sportsmenís Club and Westfield Rod & Gun Club. He also enjoyed pitching shoes, playing sheepshead and cribbage. He was a lifelong carpenter, starting his apprenticeship after high school and later starting his own business. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

A celebration of life and benefit for Ron will be held on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, from 2-9 p.m. at the Harrisville Sportsmenís Club (W5079 Highway J, Westfield, WI 53964). All are welcome. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to John Madson P.O. Box 191, Coloma WI, 54930.

Contact the Steinhaus-Holly Funeral Home of Westfield for more information: 608-296-2272 or online at