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Tamera J. (Harmon) Balsiger

March 5, 1960 ~ April 8, 2018 (age 58)

Tamera J. Balsiger, 58, of Berne, IN passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018 at Lutheran Hospital. Tamera was born in Adams County on March 5, 1960 to the late Duane E. and Martha G. (McDaniel) Harmon. On September 3, 1983, she married Jan A. Balsiger.

Tamera was a member of First Missionary Church in Berne. She was a farm wife and homemaker, and employed by South Adams Elementary. Tamera was a one of kind woman who loved God, family, and others. She had an incredible heart for special needs kids. She enjoyed spending time with family and playing with her grandchildren. She also loved reading her Bible, cooking, crafts, crocheting, and going to Celina to relax by the lake. Every day she would wear a smile and made others feel so loved and cared for. Tamera was a prayer warrior and truly believed and trusted in God. We know that this is not a goodbye, but a see you later.

She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Jan A. Balsiger of Berne; a son, Lance A. (Whitney) Balsiger of Berne; three daughters, Bethany F. (Daniel) Busche of Linn Grove, Jalisa P. (Bradley) Abnet of Geneva and Sharon R. Balsiger of Berne; a brother, Darrell (Roxanne) Harmon of Decatur; a brother-in-law, Bob Baughman of Decatur; three grandchildren, Vincent Balsiger, Lillian Busche and Easton Abnet. She was preceded in death by a sister, Sharon Baughman.

Visitation will be on Friday, April 13, 2018 from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the First Missionary Church in Berne.

Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 14th also at the First Missionary Church, with calling 1 hour prior to service from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Pastor Dathan Foust will be officiating. Burial will be at Springhill/Backesto Cemetery.

Memorials are to the Grandchildren’s Education Fund.

Arrangements handled by: Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, Decatur.

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