OBITUARY

Mary Lou "Mate" Callender Ankney

July 12, 1927March 14, 2010

MARY LOU “MATE” ANKNEY Holt Age 82, Mary Lou went to be with her Lord on March 14, 2010. She was born on July 12, 1927 to Richard and Merle (Stevens) Callender. Mate was an accomplished musician, playing most any instrument well. She was also a skilled athlete and at age 17 was invited to play professional baseball. Her passion was fishing at her summer home in Remus, MI. Mate is survived by Harley, her loving husband of 64 years; daughters, Sally (John) Hughes and Jane (Kevin) Bauer; son, Richard; granddaughters, Jennifer (Brian) Stiles, Jennifer (Mark) Fergason, Janie (John) Maddox and Kalyn Bauer; grandsons, John Hughes and Kevin Bauer; and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, March 18, 2010, at the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 621 S. Jefferson, Mason, MI with the Reverend Charles Krueger officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 5-8 PM and Thursday, one hour prior to the service. Those desiring may make contributions to the Eaton Community Hospice, 2675 S. Cochran, Charlotte, MI 48813. On-line condolences to the family at www.gorslineruncimanfuneralhomesmason.com

Services

  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 18, 2010
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 18, 2010
  • Visitation Wednesday, March 17, 2010
  • Visitation Thursday, March 18, 2010
  • Visitation Wednesday, March 17, 2010
  • Visitation Thursday, March 18, 2010
REMEMBERING

Mary Lou "Mate" Callender Ankney

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Martha Zepeda

March 18, 2010

I am so sorry to hear about your loss, Jane. Your mother is at peace now. Martha Zepeda

Nicole Dhaene

March 17, 2010

Janie and Family,
I was sorry to hear of your Grandmothers passing, I have had you in my thoughts since we spoke and you told me! Stay strong and know she is in a better place where someday you will meet again!

Love ya Janie

Nicole

Linda and Mary Ryder and Medell

March 16, 2010

Aunty Mate...Wow...the childhood memories!Rest easy in our Lords arms. Linda and Mary

Steve Jackson

March 16, 2010

She was and still is a great Lady!

She will not be forgotten.

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