Steven Dale Balaski(1953 - 2013)

Steven Dale Balaski

Des Moines

Steven Dale Balaski, 59, died Friday, April 5, 2013 at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, IA.

Steven was born August 3, 1953 in Baudette, MN to Joveney (Tolpingrud) and Hubert Balaski. He served in the United States Army from 1973 to 1975. Steven has been a resident of Des Moines since 2000, spending the ten years prior to that in CO. He was employed by Siebert Trucking as a driver.

Steven is survived by his son, Kenny Couchman; daughter, Emily Couchman; daughter, Joanne Fisher; grandchildren, Gavin, Ethan and Ryan; brother, Hugh Balaski, Jr.; nephews, Chris and Mike Balaski; aunt, Patricia Johnson and husband, Ben; uncle, Alton Tolpingrud and wife, Ott; and father, Hubert Balaski, Sr. He is preceded in death by his brother, Joe; sister, Tammy; and mother, Jo.

There will be no services held at this time.

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Published in Des Moines Register on Apr. 7, 2013