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Calvin H. Balthis

Friday, March 30, 2012

Calvin H. Balthis, 85, of Sweet Springs, formerly of Marshall, died Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Sweet Springs Villa.

Graveside services with military rites will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 2, 2012, at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Friends may call Monday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.

Born Oct. 6, 1926, in Marshall, he was the son of the late Calvin B. Balthis and Anna E. Barley Balthis. He was a graduate of Marshall High School and Missouri Valley College. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion Post 191 in Marshall. He had worked at Fletcher Grain Company and MFA. He played in the Marshall Municipal Band for many years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, James Robert (Bob) Balthis.