Joan Elizabeth Ball, 89, of Alpena passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021, at Sally’s Care Home.
Joan Elizabeth Youngs was born in Lapeer on April 10, 1932, to the late John and Dorothy (Beardsley) Youngs. On June 16, 1951, she married Lawrence Ball. He preceded her in death on November 11, 2013. Joan worked as a telephone operator for GTE. She was a member of St. John Church of All Saints Parish and its altar society.
Surviving are 3 children, Susan Cordes, John (Annette) Ball, Thomas (Kris) Ball; 7 grandchildren, Jeremy (Keena) Ball, Jessica (Greg) McVicker, Kayla (Justin) Kollien, Tait Ball, Natalie (Natasha) Cordes, Billy Cordes, Nicholas (Helen-Ann) Cordes; 7 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Ball was preceded in death by 5 sisters, Elaine Lyons, Irene Plantz, Marianne Lockland, Mildred Bradshaw, and Irma Primeau.
Visitation will take place at St. John the Baptist Church of All Saints Parish on Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon with Rev. Tyler Bischoff officiating. Arrangements are being handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.
Inurnment: Holy Cross Cemetery
Memorials: All Saints Parish or Hospice of Michigan