Traverse City Record-Eagle

April 7, 2013

Ann Ball

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — ELK RAPIDS — Ann Ball, 87, of Elk Rapids, passed away on April 4, 2013, at Munson Medical Center. She was born on April 10, 1925, in Mt. Clemens, to Thompson and Gladys Brown.

Ann married the love of her life, Keith Ball, on June 26, 1948, in Mt. Clemens.

In her free time she enjoyed bowling, roller skating, dancing and spending time with her grandchildren. She always loved to attend her sons’ and grandchildren’s sporting events.

Ann is survived by her husband, Keith; sons, Larry (Valarie) Ball and Gary (Sharon) Ball; grandsons, Jeremy (Michael Ann) Ball and Kevin (Charlotte) Ball; step grandchildren, Jamie Galligan, Jessica Galligan, Sheri (Randy) Gilbert and Brent (Melanie) Coon; six great-grandchildren, with one on the way; sister, May Taylor; brother, Duane Ball; sister-in-law, Shirley Bowen; and beloved dog, Chico.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Bill Brown; and brother-in-law, Jim Bowen.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., at Covell Funeral Home in Elk Rapids. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at 11 a.m., with visitation one hour prior, at Covell Funeral Home in Elk Rapids.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Elk Rapids AmVets or American Cancer Society.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home of Elk Rapids.