Funeral Services for Tyler Balfany, 19

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 at 11:57 am

Funeral services have been announced for Tyler Balfany, 19, who died Saturday, November 8th after drowning in Pokegema Lake in Pine City.

Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. at the Church of the Epiphany in Coon Rapids. Visitation is scheduled for Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at Washburn-McReavy Coon Rapids Chapel.

Balfany was one of two people on a paddle boat when it sank early Saturday morning. The other man, who is also from coon rapids, made it to shore safely.

The Ramsey County Medical examiner is conducting the autopsy .

Tyler Balfany is survived by his parents, two siblings and many friedns and family.

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