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Adolph H Ball
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Birth: Jul. 16, 1921
Woodside
Queens County
New York, USA
Death: May 22, 2006
King
Waupaca County
Wisconsin, USA

Technician 5th Grade
US Army
WORLD WAR II

PEARL HARBOR SURVIVOR

PURPLE HEART




Adolph H. Ball, known as Buzz Ball, was born in Woodside, Long Island, New York, son of the late Joseph Ball and Rhoda (Heath) Ball.

On November 6, 1948, he married LaVerne "Betty" Johnson in Milwaukee.

Adolph Ball proudly served his country during World War II. He survived the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He received a Purple Heart for his injuries while in the South Pacific.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing and being with family and friends. Buzz was always ready for fun. He was a member of the American Legion Post 176 of Weyauwega and the Manawa DAV. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Manawa.

At age 84, Adolph, a resident of Manawa, Wisconsin, passed away on Monday May, 22, 2006 at Wisconsin Veteran's Home in King, Wisconsin.

He was survived by his wife: LaVerne "Betty" Ball; two daughters: Beverly (Tom) Kipke; Tammy (Mark) Homan; two sons: Robert (Debbie) Ball; George (Donna) Ball; 10 grandchildren: Tonia, Nia, Teresa, William, Carl, Leslie, Amber, Courtney, Kellie and Bradley; 10 great-grandchildren; three brothers: Woodrow Ball; Al (Sue) Ball; Joe Ball; three sisters: Susanna Stachera; Betty Reuter; Tina (Rod) Vreisman. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends further survived him.

His parents, three sisters and a brother preceded him in death.

The funeral service was held on May, 26, 2006 at Zion Lutheran Church in Manawa, Wisconsin with Rev. Blaine Niskanen officiating. Burial at Wisconsin Veteran's Memorial Cemetery in King.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Ball (1894 - 1991)
  Rhoda Heath Ball (1888 - 1927)
 
 Siblings:
  Woodrow Wilfred Ball (1915 - 2009)**
  Janice A Ball Haessly (1917 - 1995)**
  Dorthea Vivian Ball (1918 - 1946)**
  Adolph H Ball (1921 - 2006)
  Susanna Lillian Ball Stachera (1923 - 2012)*
  Ruth M Ball Luethi (1926 - 2001)*
  Joseph William Ball (1929 - 2009)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:

ADOLPH H BALL
T5 US Army
World War II
Jul 16 1921
May 22 2006
Purple Heart
Loving Husband
Father Grandpa
& Great Grandpa
 
Burial:
Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery
King
Waupaca County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: SECTION 3N ROW 35 SITE 3
 
Maintained by: Salvarsan
Originally Created by: Twist
Record added: Jun 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38471476
Adolph H Ball
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Adolph H Ball
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Thank you for your service. Rest In Peace.
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