Age 86 Of St. Paul Passed away peacefully on December 6th to join his wife of fifty-nine years, Hazel, whom he had lost 39 days before. He leaves behind daughters, Janet (Smith) of Lake Tahoe and Nancy (Bogner) of St Paul and sons-in-law Stephen Smith and Brian Bogner and granddaughters, Meghan Sloan, Taylor Thornton, and Zoe Thornton of St Paul. He was born in Fargo, N.D. and moved to St Paul as a child with parents Frederic and Emma Ball. He served with the Army during WWII and was a graduate of the University of Minnesota. He loved drawing, mathematics, playing cards, and going to the movies. He will always be terribly missed by his family. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Our Lady of Peace Hospice in St Paul preferred.
Published in Pioneer Press on December 9, 2012