Marilyn J. Ball, age 78, of Cambridge died January 21, 2010 at GracePointe Crossing Gables East. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, January 26th at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in East Bethel with Rev. Steve Melander officiating. A time for visiting will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Isanti Union Cemetery.
Marilyn Joyce Ball was born April 8, 1931 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Richard and Elizabeth Dill. She was raised and attended school in Minneapolis. Marilyn was employed at Honeywell for nearly 30 years. She lived in Spring Lake Park, East Bethel and Isanti and was a loving wife to Ronald Ball for 31 years. After he passed away in 2001 Marilyn has made her home at GracePointe Crossing where she was cared for and loved by many employees. Marilyn loved cooking, especially for her family. She enjoyed family activities and spending time with her grandchildren. She always had a smiling sunny disposition and always greeted her family with a smile.
Marilyn J. Ball passed away January 21, 2010 at GracePointe Crossing Gables East in Cambridge at the age of 78 years, 9 months and 13 days. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, Ronald, and sister, Patricia LaDuke.
Marilyn will be lovingly remembered by sons; Gary Tovsen of San Francisco, Donald Tovsen of East Bethel, Gregory Tovsen of Grove City, Terry (Denise) Tovsen of Elk River; step-sons, Gary (Marilyn) Ball of Inver Grove Heights, Ronald (Christie) Ball of Minnetonka; 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.