|Date of Death||February 17 2012|
Boatswain's Mate Third Class Balschun was born in the Canal Zone of American parents on July 15, 1928. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving during World War II. He was promoted to Boatswain Mate, Third Class and remained in the Navy until retirement. He died on February 17, 2012 at the Ocala Regional Medical Center, was cremated and buried with his parents in the Corozal American Cemetery.