Date of Death: May 13, 2019

Service Details:

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Hohner Funeral Home.

Graveside Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday May 21, 2019 at Ft. Custer National Cemetery, 15501 Dickman Rd, Augusta, MI 49012.

Everyone is encouraged to either meet at the funeral home no later than 10:15 am Tuesday, May 21 if following to graveside services, otherwise you can meet directly at Ft. Custer National Cemetery.

Obituary Notice

Robert Lewis Ball, age 95, of Three Rivers, MI passed away at home in the early hours of  Monday, May 13, 2019. He was born on April 23, 1924 the son of Raymond and Esta (Krauss) Ball in Gaylord, MI.

He served his county honorably as an Air Force Cadet and in the United States Army. He married the love of his life, Catherine Ann Berger, on December 23, 1947.

He is preceded in his passing by his wife.

He leaves to cherish his loving memory five children, Craig (Lesa) Ball, of Three Rivers, Alan (Nancy) Ball, of Gilbert, AZ., Pamela (Gerald) Curtis, of Middleville, MI., Dennis Ball, of Three Rivers, and Susan (Edward) Etelmaki, of Midland, MI.; ten beloved grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren.

Additional Information

Memorials made in Robert’s memory may be directed to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan and The Kalamazoo Gospel Mission. Envelopes are available at Hohner Funeral Home.

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  1. My parents and aunt (Doug Roll and Marian Weiss and Toby Weiss) were from Three Rivers and always mentioned Bob Ball. On their behalf, I extend my condolences.

  2. Craig & Lesa and Family
    So sorry to hear of your dads passing. I just saw the obit.
    he and your mom were such good friends to Al’s mom and dad.
    we both offer our sympathy and condolences.
    if there is anything you need please let us know
    Prayers for your whole family.
    Al and Bonnie Zimlich

  3. To the Ball family and friends please accept my deepest condolences for the loss of your loved one Robert. In God’s Psalms 83:18 word the Bible is a wonderful promise for the loved ones we have lost in death to be fulfilled very soon by his son Jesus Christ it will give you hope and comfort during this difficult time Acts 24:15; John 5:28, 29; Revelation 21: 1-5.

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