Calvin”Jack” Ball

July 14, 1933 – June 2, 2018
Thursday, June 7, 2018

Calvin “Jack” Ball, 84, passed away peacefully at Whatcom Hospice House on Saturday, June 2, 2018. He was born July 14, 1933 in Hardin to Mabel and Frank Ball. He grew up in Lodge Grass.

When he graduated, he joined the U.S. Coast Guard and served for four years, ending his term in Bellingham, Washington. He met his wife, Deloris Olson and they were married on Sept. 2, 1955. They moved to Montana to help Jack’s mother at Lodge Grass Electric. In 1976, they moved to Everson, Washington.

Jack is survived by his wife, Dee, and five children: Linda (Pete Robbin), Rick (Linda), Tammy (Rob Graham), Lori (Eric Wolf) and Nancy (Kris Nayudu). He was beloved “Gramps” to 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Jack worked as an electrician and handyman for most of his life, and then worked at Darigold until he retired. He was a handyman for all of his Lake Whatcom neighbors.

Services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 119 Texas Street in Bellingham, at 1 p.m. on June 11, 2018.

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