Oct 02, 2021 7:24 PM

Max Colvin Ball

Posted Oct 02, 2021 7:24 PM

Max Colvin Ball was born October 5, 1927, in Salina, KS to Daniel Colvin and Esther Louisa (Mortiner) Ball. He passed away September 30, 2021, at the Norton County Hospital.

Max grew up in Salina where he graduated from high school. He was baptized in the Methodist Church as a child. Max married Theda Maryse Minor on October 7, 1956, in Leoti, KS. They moved to Norton in 1960 when the lake was being built as he was a Mason. Max was known for his masonry work on the First State Bank in Norton and the bath houses at the lake. In their spare time, Max and Theda loved fishing, turkey hunting, and bird watching together. He enjoyed buying, repairing, and then selling firearms and attending gun shows.

Max was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Theda in 2020, and sister, Martha Laas. He is survived by his son, Randall (Tammy) Ball of Norton; daughters, Patricia (Dave) Fischer of Norton and Tammie (Dan) Bainter of Norton; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren; nieces, Brenda Wikoff and Dana Livingston, and nephew, Tim Laas.

Private family services will be held a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Norton Senior Center and sent in care of Plumer-Gobber Funeral Home 215 W. Main St., Norton, KS 67654. Condolences may be left at www.plumergobber.com