Ball, Aline “Micki”; age 78; of North Branch; passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Fisher Senior Care and Rehabilitation Center in Mayville, MI surrounded by her loving family. Micki was born August 12, 1936 in Detroit, MI. She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Damey Goddard. Micki grew up in the Detroit area and attended Western High School. On November 30, 1957, she married Ed Ball in Detroit, MI. They have enjoyed 57 years of marriage. Micki managed a few golf courses in Oakland County. Micki attended St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lapeer. Prior to Lapeer, Micki attended St. Stephan’s Lutheran Church in Waterford. Micki belonged to the Ladies Guild and attended Bible Study regularly. Micki enjoyed oil painting, cooking, baking and taking care of her grandchildren. Most of all, Micki enjoyed spending time with her family. Left to cherish her memory: husband: Ed of North Branch; children: Mary (Rick) Erb of CA, Vera (Richard) Ross of Clarkston, Billy Anne (Ron) Newport of NE, Ed (Debra) Ball, Jr. of MD, Suzanne Ball of Lapeer and Sandra Ball of North Branch; Sisters: Blanch (Sam) Ellis of OH, Damey Roell of Detroit and Yvonne (Larry) Skibbee of Dearborn; Brothers: Alfred (Carma) Goddard of Detroit, Arthur Goddard of CA and Skip (Josie) Goddard of CA; 12 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Micki was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Aline Tolbert and grandson, Arthur Carroll. Family suggests memorials, in lieu of flowers be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lapeer. Family will be present for visitation on Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 19, 2014 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Blackburn Chapel-Martin Funeral Home. On Monday, October 20, 2014 Micki will lie in state at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lapeer from 10 to 11 a.m. with the Funeral at 11 a.m. at church, with Rev. John C. Kaiser officiating. Micki will be buried next to her daughter, Aline, in Christian Memorial Cultural Center in Rochester, MI. Arrangements entrusted to Blackburn Chapel-Martin Funeral Home.Published in Daily Tribune on Oct. 17, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 7 "Ed and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Micki was a..."- Kim Nelson"My condolences to Ed, Sandy and the rest of the Ball family...."- Tina Cowling-Conlon"Rest in peace my friend."- Connie Wedge"My dearest condolences to the entire family. Your mother was..."- Carol Beeman Thompson "An amazing, talented, fun loving woman and wonderful Mother...."- Rick Erb Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Aline Ball Add a video + Photos View All Add + Micki Ball 1936-2014