Lynn Royal Balle1934 ~ 2012Lynn Royal Balle, our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, returned to his Heavenly Father on November 20, 2012 at home surrounded by his loving family. Lynn was born February 25, 1934 in Payson, Utah to Leo Royal Balle and Alpha Rozena Madsen.Lynn grew up in Payson, Utah, a place that was always dear to him. He attended Payson High School and later Brigham Young University. He postponed finishing his degree at BYU to serve in the United States Army as a radar specialist. Upon completion of his military service, he returned to BYU where he earned a degree in Accounting. He later earned an MBA from the University of Utah. The majority of Lynn's career was spent working as CFO for Primary Children's Hospital for over 30 years. He loved the hospital and the service it provided. He cherished the many friendships and close relationships he developed with the people there.Lynn found the love of his life, Sharon Fowkes, at a roller skating rink in Nephi. They were married on April 24, 1959 in the Manti Temple. Family was Lynn's pride and joy. He enjoyed a happy life with his wife, children, and grandchildren. He was a supportive father of four sons and enjoyed weekly visits by their families. Lynn loved the outdoors and enjoyed spending time in the mountains above Payson and Nephi as well as camping trips to the Fremont River.Lynn was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served faithfully in many organizations and callings. He enjoyed serving for ten years as an ordinance worker in the Jordan River Temple. He faithfully supported four sons on missions and never missed a week writing a letter to each son.Lynn is survived by his wife, Sharon, and their sons, Brad (Janeth), Mark (Lisa), Steven (Jennifer), and Michael (Rebecca);14 grandchildren and a great-grandson; sisters Lois June Lundell, Elaine Taylor (DeMar), sister-in-law Verona Balle. Preceded in death by his parents and siblings Zella Crump, Bob Balle, Emma Rose Balle.A viewing will be held Sunday, November 25 from 68 pm at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 S. Redwood Road, Taylorsville, Utah. Funeral Services will be held Monday, November 26 at 12 noon with a viewing from 10:45-11:45 a.m. at the Taylorsville Stake Center, 4800 S. 1400 W. Interment at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park. Special thanks for the kind care provided by Intermountain Hospice. The family would like to thank all their friends and neighbors for their prayers, love and support.