Lemuel "Bill" W. Balkenbush, age 70, of Holts Summit, passed away, Wednesday, February 11, 2015, at his residence.
Bill was born October 14, 1944, in Jefferson City, a son to the late Arthur and Catherine (Ruettgers) Balkenbush.
Bill was of the non-denominational faith and enjoyed building and collecting model cars as well as grass cutting and working on lawn mowers.
Bill is survived by: two brothers, Donald "Don" Balkenbush and his wife Gerre of Holts Summit and James "J.B." Balkenbush and his wife Ann of Albuquerque, NM as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by two infant sisters.
In keeping with Bill's wishes he was cremated. There will be a private family burial at a later date in the Linn Public Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.