In Memory of Robert L. Balk

July 29, 1954 - June 28, 2023

Robert “Bob” Lee Balk, 68 of Barron passed away at his home on June 28, 2023.

He was born July 29, 1954 in Dubuque, IA.

Bob was a proud owner of Balk’s Tree Service. In addition, he was certified as a traveling CNA and cared for residents at various nursing home facilities.

He dedicated his time to others as a volunteer firefighter and first responder while living in Tennessee. In his spare time, Bob loved fishing and hunting with his close family and friends.

He is survived by partner/wife, Cindy Rosenbaum; daughter, Angela (Aaron) Johnson; grandchildren, Ema (Bolton) Algeo, Logan Johnson, Corban Johnson; great-grandchildren, Ava “T” Johnson and Oliver Algeo; siblings, Terri (Danny) Pratt, Sheila (Ed) Frey and Betty Jean Balk; along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

Preceded in death by daughter, Teresa “Weezer” Balk; parents, Pete and Marjorie Balk.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

The family would like to thank St. Croix Hospice, especially Mel, Travis and Jessi, for their excellent care of Bob.

Skinner Funeral Home of Cumberland is serving the family.

Last Update: Jul 03, 2023 10:20 am CDT

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