Alfred H. Balch Sr.(1928 - 2014)

Alfred H. Balch
Sr., 86, of Golden,
Colorado, died
peacefully on
Friday, May 23,
2014, at Collier
Hospice Center
after an extended battle
with pancreatic cancer,
surrounded by his loving
family. He is survived by
his wife of 61 years, Manie
B. Balch; his three children
Susan Balch Clapham
(David) of Wellesley, Massachusetts,
Alfred H. Balch
Jr (Sharon), of Salt Lake
City, Utah, and Christopher
C. Balch (Jeanie)
of Louisville, Colorado,
as well as grandchildren
Katharine, Rebekah, Julia
and Charlotte Clapham,
and Michael, Christopher,
Elizabeth, Louisa
and John Balch.
He was preceded
in death by a
grandson, Benjamin
A memorial
service will be held at 3
p.m., on June 22, 2014 at
Calvary Episcopal Church,
where he was a member for
nearly 30 years. To share
memories please visit
foothillsfuneral.com. In
lieu of flowers, the family
requests donations in
memory of Dr. Alfred H.
Balch to the Geophysics
Department at the Colorado
School of Mines, 1500
Illinois Street, Golden, CO
80401 or Calvary Episcopal
Church, 1320 Arapahoe
Street, Golden, CO 80401.

Published in Colorado Community Newspapers from June 4 to July 3, 2014