OBITUARY

Joan Mary Elizabeth Sterle Ammerman

October 19, 1938March 8, 2010

JOAN M.E. AMMERMAN Mason, MI Age 71, died March 8, 2010. She was born in Fowlerville, MI October 19, 1938 to Joseph and Thelma Sterle. Her biggest joys in life included family get-togethers, reading, playing cards, going to casinos and chatting with family and friends. Preceded in death by her son, Michael (1962). Surviving are her husband of nearly 51 years and childhood sweetheart since 12 years of age, Archy. Together they owned and operated Lansing Mason Ambulance, formerly Archy’s Ambulance & Archy’s Rock Shop. Also surviving are sons Kenneth, Kevin (Lera), Kyle (Maddie); grandchildren, Brittany (Jesse Trainer), Kevin, Zachary and Gennifer Ammerman, and Lonnie Johnson, Jr.; great-grandson, Seven Trainer; brother, Larry (Jackie) Sterle; brother-in-law, Charlie (Marlene) Ammerman; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, March 13, 2010, at the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 621 S. Jefferson, Mason, MI with the Rev. Charles Krueger officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, March 12 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM. Those desiring may make contributions to the American Cancer Society, 3100 West Road, Bldg. B, Suite 110, East Lansing, MI 48823, or Great Lakes Home Health and Hospice, 900 Cooper Street, Jackson, MI 49202. On-line condolences to the family @ www.gorslineruncimanfuneralhomesmason.com

Services

  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 13, 2010
  • Visitation Friday, March 12, 2010
  • Visitation Friday, March 12, 2010
REMEMBERING

Joan Mary Elizabeth Sterle Ammerman

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March 31, 2010

Archy and family...we are so sorry for the loss of your wonderful wife! I just read of her obituary online. You"re are in our thoughts and prayers.
Bill and Mary Dunker

Dennis & Gayla Doolittle

March 16, 2010

To the Ammerman Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sadness. Your sadness will heal but your memories will stay for ever.
Dennis and Gayla Doolittle

March 13, 2010

My husband, Jerry and I, have been friends with Archie and Jo for over 20 years. We have traveled with them, casinoed, and even hauled rocks. We'll miss you my friend. My Love to Family and Friends. Sharon & Jerry

NANCY & CARSON MINSHALL

March 13, 2010

ARCHY AND FAMILY,
SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT JOAN.WE ALL GO BACK A LONG WAY WITH
MEMORIES WITH OUR FAMILIES AND WORKING TOGETHER.
BEST TO ALL OF YOU.
NANCY AND CARSON MINSHALL

March 11, 2010

Archy, Ken, Kevin, Kyle and Larry. I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I will be in Mason Thursday afternoon for the weekend.
Mike Sterle, Columbus, OH

Mitch & Jeanne Bowman

March 10, 2010

Our prayers are with you, your family and friends. Although we did not know Joan, we know Archy and met a few of the family. We know Joan has left a big void in everyone who knew her's life. We pray that God will wrap you in his loving embrace and give you peace. Mitch & Jeanne Bowman (Clayton, MI) MGMS

March 10, 2010

She is in a better place now and not hurting anymore. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Uncle Archy and all the kids....She will always be with you in your heart and in all of ours. Love you all.
Mike and Tracy (Ammerman) Ebright

Deborah Dee King

March 10, 2010

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

Betsy (Buchanan) Kulas

March 10, 2010

My prayers are with you and your family, Ken. Your mom was awesome! And she raised great kids!! You are blessed to have had a mom like her!
Betsy (Buchanan) Kulas

Ken Richmond

March 10, 2010

My condolences to the family. While I did not know Joan, I went to school with Ken and had conducted business with Archy. Both fine people, so I know she was too. May God bless you during this time.