Nancy J. Ball – Houghton Lake Resorter

Nancy L. Ball, 67, Roscommon, died Aug. 14, 2022, at Munson Medical Center, Traverse City, in the presence and comfort of her family.

A visitation will be held Saturday, Aug. 20, at Wagner and Walsh Funeral Directors, Roscommon, from 3 to 4:30 pm, where her brother-in-law, Craig, will share memories of her.

She was born July 16, 1955, in Flint, the daughter of Edward and Sara (Kuperus) Goodrow. She married Kerry Ball in Roscommon Feb. 14, 1992.

Mrs Ball was an artist on many levels. She could be found drawing or painting, making jewelry, cross stitching or caring for her gardens to enjoy the beauty of the flowers it produced. She loved to travel Michigan, especially the Upper Peninsula. She especially loved her family including her dachshund, Boo. Mrs. Ball will be greatly missed for her unique ability to make people laugh. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.

She is survived by her spouse of 30 years, Kerry; daughters, Sarah (Jacob Michael) Staff of Woodinville, WA, and Asia (David Francis Gallagher) Ameluxen of Roscommon; granddaughter, Maren Ameluxen Staff; sister, Debbie (Erwin) DiMalanta; brothers, David (Kathy) Goodrow and Tom Goodrow; aunt, dr. Marilyn Gilbert; brothers-in-law, Craig (Sherry) Ball and Curt (Debbie) Ball; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins ​​and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial contributions can be made to Red Wolf Fund Point Defiance Zoo at

Wagner and Walsh Funeral Directors, Roscommon, handled the arrangements.

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