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Dale E."Coach Bear" Balas

Dale E. "Coach Bear" Balas, 65, of North Ridgeville, passed away October 13, 2005.

He was the assistant football coach at Midview High School. Dale served in the U.S. Army, 101st Airborne. He enjoyed golfing and his grandchildren.

He is survived by his son, Dale; daughter, Melanie; grandchildren, Steven, Caroline and Willie.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Jane; and father, Ernest Balas.

Friends and family are welcome to attend a graveside service with full military honors will be held at Ohio Western Reserve Cemetery, Rittman, Friday, October 18, 2013 at 10:30 A.M.

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