Christopher W Balke

July 8, 1954February 17, 2021

On Wednesday, February 17, 2021, Christopher W. Balke passed away at the age of 66.

Chris was born July 8, 1954, in Denver, Colorado, to Roger and Vreneli Balke.

He attended Abraham Lincoln High School, in Denver, graduating in 1972.

Chris started his work career, age 12, as a Denver Post newspaper carrier, and received many awards for his salesmanship. Once he reached age 16, he applied to King Soopers as a “sacker” and soon after became a Grocery Clerk. He enjoyed working for 28 years, always looking forward to the interaction with the customers.

The Swiss heritage from his mother Vreneli was very important to him, he became a member of the Swiss Society of Denver in the early 70’s.

He is survived by his brother Michael (Patrice), and nephews Tony (Melissa), Ryan (Brittany), Aaron, and Adam.

Chris enjoyed people, he has many friends and acquaintances, he will be greatly missed.

Rosary will be at 11:00am followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:30am, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, on February 26th 2021.


  • Rosary Service

    Friday, February 26, 2021

  • Memorial Mass

    Friday, February 26, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Friday, February 26, 2021

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