Miami Union

February 9, 1911 

BALHEIM, L. R. - L. R. Balheim, superintendent of the streets of Troy, died Saturday evening after fighting for several years against the encroachments of tuberculosis.  He was born in Troy about 47 years ago and had always resided here.  For a number of years he conducted a laundry and about six years ago was appointed street commissioner.  He was always active in politics and served as Republican committeeman.  In 1892 he was united in marriage with Miss Minnie McNeal.  One daughter, Bernice, and his wife survive.  The funeral services were held from the late residence at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon with Dr. Clokey in charge.  The Knights of Pythias and Elka gave their ritualistic services.  Burial at Riverside.

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