Services & Events
Visitation
Cataldo Funeral Home
April 13, 2010, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service
Britt Evangelical Free Church
April 14, 2010, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Verlin V. Ball

July 16, 1931 - April 10, 2010

Obituary

Obituary

BRITT - Verlin V. Ball, 78, of Britt went to be with his Lord on Saturday (April 10, 2010) at the Westview Care Center in Britt.

Funeral services will be held 10 A.M., Wednesday at the Evangelical Free Church in Britt with Rev. Stan Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Britt with military rites by the Britt Veterans Ceremonial Unit.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 P.M., Tuesday at the Cataldo Funeral Home and will continue one hour prior to services at the church.


Memorials may be directed to the Evangelical Free Church in Britt.

Verlin V. Ball, the son of Cecil and Alice (Ward) Ball, was born July 16, 1931 in Banner County, Nebraska. He graduated from high school at Alliance, NE and served in the U.S. Air Force for four years with the National Security Agency. On June 4, 1955 he married Marjory Schaper. To this union three children were born, Deanna, Timothy and Mark. Verlin owned and operated Schaper Hatchery in Britt and later changed the name to Ball Farm Service. Verlin accepted Christ as his personal Savior on September 11, 1977. He loved his Lord and his family. They were the center of his life.

He was a member of the Evangelical Free Church in Britt where he served as an elder and AWANA volunteer for several years. Verlin also served on the Britt school board for nine years.

He is survived by his wife, Marjory, of Britt; daughter, Deanna (Rick) Richeson of Grimes; two sons, Timothy (Corinne) Ball of Britt and Mark (Monica) Ball of Normal, IL; seven grandchildren, Justin (Heather) Richeson, Michelle, Megan, Miriam, Andrew (Lydia), Lucas and Ethan Ball; four brothers, Cecil (JoAnn) Ball, Lyle (Kay) Ball, Donald (Kay) Ball and Carl (Sandy) Ball; a sister, Doris Moe; a sister-in-law, Dora Lee Ball; and a brother-in-law, George Soss.

Verlin was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Gordon; sister, Irene Soss; brother-in-law, John Moe; and great grandson, Ezekiel Verlin Ball.


 

Tributes

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We are praying for your family and are so grateful that Verlin was a fantastic grandfather to our friend Justin. Praise be to God.
Apr 13, 2010 Rick, Alexi, and Freddy Dawson
So many good memories of your smile and bear hugs!
Apr 12, 2010 Craig (Nephew)
I'm so very sad to hear of the loss of Verlin. The few times I saw him, he always brought a smile to my face and heart.

I pray God will comfort all who are left here and miss him with the knowledge that he is now whole and with his Lord as well as with fond memories of time spent with him.
Apr 11, 2010 Carol Dose (friend of Steve Schaper)
To Margie and family, my deepest sympathy to you at the loss of your husband, dad, and friend.
Apr 11, 2010 Marti (Schaper) Hand cousin in law
 

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Services

Services
Visitation
Date and time
Tuesday, Apr 13, 2010
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location
Cataldo Funeral Home
178 1st Ave. S.W.
Britt, IA 50423
Service
Date and time
Wednesday, Apr 14, 2010
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location
Britt Evangelical Free Church
 

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