In memory of
Mary Fern Anderson
In memory of
Mary Fern Anderson
Anderson, Mary Fern 7/17/1943 - 11/24/2020 Ann Arbor, MI On Tuesday, November 24, 2020, in Ann Arbor, MI, Mary Fern Anderson, loving wife and mother of two children, passed away in her sleep at the age of 77. Mary Fern was born on July 17, 1943 in Hamburg, NY to Herb and Mary Jane Rickloff. She studied Textiles, Clothing & Design at Cornell University and graduated in 1965. On April 16, 1966, she married John F Anderson. They raised two sons, Jonathan and Hans. Mary Fern had a passion for drawing and painting. She also was a nature lover, and combined these two interests to create beautiful watercolor landscapes. Her paintings of various beach landscapes and birds were much admired by friends and family. She was also an avid singer, musician, and music lover with a special fondness for contemporary Christian songs. She was known for her quirky wit, infectious smile, mean scrabble skills, and her kind and compassionate spirit. Mary Fern was preceded in death by her father, Herb, and mother, Mary Jane. She is survived by her husband John, his two children, Jonathan and Hans, her brothers Herb and John, her grandchildren Nate and Anze, and several cousins, nieces, and nephews. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 at Christ the King Catholic Church on 4000 Ave Maria Drive, at 1:30 p.m. Funeral to follow at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society ( https://secure.nationalmssociety.org/site/Donation ). Mary Fern was a devout Christian who always put serving others and God first. Her commitment to helping those in need and showing love to anyone who needed it made a real difference in the world. Nie Family Funeral Home www.niefuneralhomes.com
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3767 W Liberty Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
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In memory of
Mary Fern Anderson
Anderson, Mary Fern 7/17/1943 - 11/24/2020 Ann Arbor, MI On Tuesday, November 24, 2020, in Ann Arbor, MI, Mary Fern Anderson, loving wife and mother of two children, passed away in her sleep at the age of 77. Mary Fern was born on July 17, 1943 in Hamburg, NY to Herb and Mary Jane Rickloff. She studied Textiles, Clothing & Design at Cornell University and graduated in 1965. On April 16, 1966, she married John F Anderson. They raised two sons, Jonathan and Hans. Mary Fern had a passion for drawing and painting. She also was a nature lover, and combined these two interests to create beautiful watercolor landscapes. Her paintings of various beach landscapes and birds were much admired by friends and family. She was also an avid singer, musician, and music lover with a special fondness for contemporary Christian songs. She was known for her quirky wit, infectious smile, mean scrabble skills, and her kind and compassionate spirit. Mary Fern was preceded in death by her father, Herb, and mother, Mary Jane. She is survived by her husband John, his two children, Jonathan and Hans, her brothers Herb and John, her grandchildren Nate and Anze, and several cousins, nieces, and nephews. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 at Christ the King Catholic Church on 4000 Ave Maria Drive, at 1:30 p.m. Funeral to follow at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society ( https://secure.nationalmssociety.org/site/Donation ). Mary Fern was a devout Christian who always put serving others and God first. Her commitment to helping those in need and showing love to anyone who needed it made a real difference in the world. Nie Family Funeral Home www.niefuneralhomes.com
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Nie Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc
3767 W Liberty Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Past Services ╲╱
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