Leonard L. Balsiger

Leonard L. Balsiger, 76, of rural Berne passed away at 11:34 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at his home. He was born on November 19, 1939 in Adams County to Roy and Helen (Affolder) Balsiger. He was married on November 4, 1960 to Janis Yoder.

He was a well-known area dairy farmer. He attended Berne Evangelical Church. He enjoyed deer hunting in Colorado and traveling. Upon retiring, he and his wife spent seven years in Arizona before returning to Berne in 2014.

He is survived by his wife of rural Berne; daughter, Janel A. Balsiger of Berne; son, Jan (Tammy) Balsiger of Berne; two sisters, Linda Balsiger; and Lucinda (Steve) Miller, both of Berne; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Hazel Balsiger.

Visitation will be four hours prior to the 7:00 p.m. funeral service on Friday, July 8 at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne. Officiating will be Pastor Kent Fahl. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 9 at MRE Cemetery in Berne.

Memorials may be made to Family LifeCare or Berne Evangelical Church.

Arrangements provided by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne. Sign the guest book online at www.yagerkirchhofer.com.