Harvey Russel Balser

Remembering Those Who Served
Harvey Russel Balser
Harvey Russel Balser, 73, of Lafayette, died at 1:40 p.m. Thursday, April 16, 2009, at Home Hospital.

Family & Education
He was born on October 5, 1935, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and was the son of the late Chester Clarence "Joe" and Dorothy Jane Babb Balser. He graduated from Lafayette Jefferson High School.

On December 31, 1957, he married JoAnn Steele in Sherman, Texas, and she survives.

Mr. Balser worked as a policeman for the City of Lafayette for 20 years before retiring. He then worked 16 years for the Tippecanoe County Highway Garage.

He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, 40&8 Voiture, and American Legion Post 11. He served in the Air Force from 1954 to 1958.