BALAS April 28, 2021 - 00:00 Posted in: Obituaries A true pillar of the Eagle Lake community was lost Tuesday, Apr. 21. Stephen “Steve” Kent Balas was born Feb. 20, 1946 in Lindsay, CA. He moved to Texas shortly after and met Linda Thomas Balas, the love of his life, in elementary school at the early age of six.PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!