Richard Ball, 73, of Tiffin, died Saturday, March 3, 2012, at Country View Manor in North Liberty. Mass of Christian Burial was held March 7 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Coralville. The Rev. Walter Helms officiated. Burial will be private in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Cosgrove, at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to The Tiffin Fire Department/First Responders or Country View Manor in North Liberty.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Patricia; children, Pam Loan (Richard) of Iowa City, Chris Hennes (Terry) of Farmington, Mo., Caroline Dolder (Brent) of Iowa City, Sherri Marine (Leonard) of North Liberty, and Rick Ball of Tiffin; brothers, Ivan Ball of Dinondale, Mich., Bill Ball of Dinondale, Mich., Bill Ball (Bonnie) of Tiffin, and Jim Ball of Hills; sisters, Virginia Bross of Iowa City, and Mary Ann Waldschmidt (Ronnie) of Iowa City; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Earl Ball and Mary (Meade) Ball; a sister, Susanne Ball; brother, Gene Ball and a granddaughter, Hannah Hennes.
Online condolences may be directed to www.lensingfuneral.com.