THE VILLAGES, FLA. - Richard S. Vartan Balian, 73, formerly of Racine, was born to Eternal Life Sunday, March 13, 2011. Left to share in his memories are his beloved wife, Sharon; loving children, Sheila (Beaumont) Hagebak, Rebecca (Joseph) Desch, Mari Trific, and Greg (Julie). Also survived by his cherished sister, Mary Haidarian; and adoring grandchildren, Emily, Lauren, Henry, and Charlie; sister-in-law, Joan (Bob) Jaskowiak; and numerous loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Reunited with his father, Mehran; mother, Margaret; sister, Sharon; and brother, Sam. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 18, 2011, from 10 until 11:30 a.m. at St. Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church, 4605 Erie Street, Racine, with Funeral services at 11:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials for Cornerstone Hospice or St. Mesrob Armenian Church or Holy Resurrection Cemetery appreciated. Our brave Richard will be sadly missed by his entire family and many friends. Our deepest gratitude to the staff of Cornerstone Hospice for their tender care of Richard. MOLTHEN-BELL AND SONS FUNERAL HOME 700 Milwaukee Avenue South Milwaukee 414-762-0154
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Published in Racine Journal Times on Mar. 16, 2011