February 19, 2020

Ann M. Bauers

Died Oct. 17, 2019


Ann Marie Bauers, 54, of Mio passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, at Munson Medical Center, Traverse City, following a long battle with MS.

Ann was born in West Branch on June 14, 1965, to Sally A. (Hunsberger) and Roy G. Brown. She graduated from Mio AuSable Schools and attended Kirtland Community College, and graduated from the University of Michigan, Dearborn. Ann worked as a clerical secretary for Liaison Corp. of River Rouge. She later moved to the Florida Keys area before settling back in Mio. Ann was a published freelance author of children’s books, plays, magazine articles and greeting cards, both in print and online. She loved music and sports, especially baseball.

Surviving are her sister, Deana (George) Schanck of Fairview; brother Travis Brown of Mio; nieces and nephews, Jessica Jackson of Mio, Emilee (Mike) Chicha of Kingsley, Nicole (Kodie) Yoder of Comins, Kole (Becky) Schanck of Fairview and May-Lynn Brown of Mio; and grand-nieces and -nephews, Raichel, Brooklynn, James, Michael, Shane and Anthony.

Ann was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Dane Bauers.

In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial gathering for family and friends will be Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, from 1-4 p.m., with a celebration of life ceremony and sharing at 3 p.m. at the Lashley Funeral Home, Mio.

Memorials may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163, or the Mio Dummy Club, 5278 W. Cherry Creek Rd., Lewiston, MI 49756.


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