Balum was born at 7:31 p.m., Sunday, May 27, 2012, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and measured 20 and 1/2 inches.
Maternal grandparents are Alan and Sharon Crouse of Nevada. Maternal great-grandparents are Norma Crouse of Nevada, Irene Downs of Washington, Ind., the late Calvin Crouse and the late Albert Hauf.
Paternal grandparents are Max and Debbie Walters of Lamar, Mo. Paternal great-grandparents are Evelyn and Orville Onstott of Lamar, Mo., and the late Joe and Nadine Walters of Lamar, Mo.