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Edeltraud "Trudy" Ball

January 1, 1939 — April 29, 2024

Edeltraud "Trudy" Ball

Blythe, GA – Entered into rest on Monday, April 29, 2024, Mrs. Edeltraud “Trudy” Ball, 85, loving wife of the late Donald Henry Ball.


Family members include her children: Barbara Spitek, Linda Ball, Jonathan Ball (Kimberly); grandchildren: Bradley Spitek (Angela), Rebecca Diggins (Matt), Anna Grace Ball; great grandchildren: Emilia Diggins and Theo Diggins, Evangeline Spitek and Richter Spitek. Trudy is also survived by her brother: Hans Wirrer. In addition to her husband, Trudy was preceded in death by her parents Johann and Anna Wirrer and sister Gerlinde Steinkuhler.


The funeral service will be held Monday, May 6, 2024, at 11:00 A.M. at the Good Shepherd Chapel/St. Michaels, Building 29608 Barnes Avenue, Fort Eisenhower, GA 30905 with Father Thomas Kelly as celebrant. Interment will follow in Bellevue Memorial Gardens. 


Flowers may be sent, or memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Social Services, 811 12th street, Augusta, GA 30901.


The family will receive friends on Sunday afternoon, May 5, 2024, from 2:00 until 4:00 P.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at

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Past Services


Sunday, May 5, 2024

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors

214 Davis Road, Augusta, GA 30907

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Funeral Service

Monday, May 6, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Michael's Chapel at Ft. Eisenhower

Building 29608 Barnes Avenue, Augusta, GA 30905

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