Maryanne A. Ball, 90, passed away November 15, 2019

Maryanne A. Ball, 90, of St. Joseph, MI passed away Friday, November 15, 2019 at her home.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11:30 A.M., Saturday November 23, 2019 at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4333 Cleveland Ave., Stevensville with Pastor Philip Quardokus officiating. Friends may visit from 10:00 A.M. until 11:30 A.M. Saturday at the Church. Memorials may be made to the St. Joseph-Lincoln Senior Center, Caring Circle or Christ Lutheran Church. Those wishing to share a memory of Maryanne online may do so at

Maryanne was born July 8, 1929 in St. Joseph, MI to Rheinhold & Bertha. She graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1947. On June 5, 1948 she married Robert “Bob” Ball in St. Joseph. Maryanne worked for the City of St. Joseph as a dispatcher for 15 years. She also worked for the Box Factory, Voice of Music, Murphy’s and was a waitress for many years. In her spare time, she enjoyed traveling, playing cards, dancing, gardening, cooking, baking and most of all spending time with her family.

Maryanne is survived by the love of her life Bob Ball of 71 years of marriage; children Gaylann (Barbara Wray) Ball, Amara “Amy” (Wayne) Houck and Vincen (Elizabeth) Ball; grandchildren Hilary (Kurk) Petterson, Dustin (Megan) Houck and Vincent Ball; great-grandchildren Austin Houck and Madelynn Houck. Maryanne was preceded in death by her parents and siblings Erna, Emil, Eddie and Harry. 

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