Gale J. Balthazor, age 84, passed away on July 31, 2022 at his residence in Menasha.
Gale was born in the town Weyauwega, son of the late Lester Balthazor and Hazel (Wilcox) Balthazor. Gale married Carol Jensen in Neenah, WI on April 19, 1958.
Gale graduated from Neenah High School in 1956. He worked for Galloway Company during high school and later for Kimberly Clark for 16 years. He also worked at Presto Products in Weyauwega for 29 years. He retired in 2000. Gale’s hobbies included turkey hunting and traveling to many parts of the United States with Carol. His favorite trip was to Alaska. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.
Gale is survived by his wife, Carol; son, Roy Balthazor; daughter, Kay Buckholz; daughter, Connie (Doug) Hanneman; son, Paul Balthazor; son, Bruce (Traci Sieber) Balthazor; 15 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; brother, Gary (Mary) Balthazor; and sister-in-law, Karen. He was preceded in death by his son, Brian Balthazor and brother, Ronald Balthazor.
Funeral Services for Gale will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2022, at 11:00 AM at St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church in Weyauwega with Rev. Aaron Kristopeit officiating. Visitation at the church from 9-10:45 on Thursday. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Weyauwega.
Cline Hanson Dahlke Funeral and Cremation Services of Weyauwega is assisting the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.