Balz, Heinrich Wilhelm Konrad

It is with heavy hearts that the Balz family announces the passing of their beloved Henry on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at Extendicare Southwood Lakes at the age of 91 years. Born in Buhlen, Hessen, Germany. He was predeceased by his beloved Emma Balz, nee Schaefer (2004) and loving father to Karen Gudrun Morgan (Peter) and to Michael Henry Balz (Lazaro Contreras). Proud grandparent to Laura Elizabeth Sullivan, nee Morgan (Michael). Precious Great grandfather to Caitlin Emma Sullivan and Colin Michael Morgan-Sullivan. As a young man Henry was known for his love of swimming. He is remembered by many for his years as an amateur mechanic; he loved tinkering and working on cars. He was also an accomplished and avid Chess player. Arrangements have been entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. Cremation has taken place. As your expression of sympathy donations made in memory of Henry to the Alzheimer’s Society and the Parkinson’s Foundation are welcomed and appreciated by the family. Cherished memories and condolences may be shared at

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