Martha M. Ball

Martha Mary “Marte” Ball, 81, of Bellevue, died Thursday, April 10, 2014, at her home, following a six month illness.

She was born Oct. 25, 1932, in Bellevue, to Claude R. and Marie (Thiede) Moyer. She married Theodore Ball Aug. 27, 1955, and he survives.

She also is survived by four children, Julie (Jeff) Vonder Embse of Ottawa, Ben (Karen) Ball of Bellevue, David (Ann) Ball of Huron and John (Lisa) Ball of Bellevue; eight grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepmother, Martha Gruelich Moyer; brother, Edward R. Moyer; two sisters-in-law, Lois Glasgo Moyer and Marian Moyer; and a niece.

Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue, where the rosary will be recited at 1:30 p.m.

Her funeral Mass will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church, 231 E. Center St., Bellevue. Burial will follow at Bellevue Catholic Cemetery, Bellevue.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Father Albert Bishop Fund, The Bellevue Hospital Foundation or Hospice of Memorial Hospital.