Ann Marie Higgins, 86, of Hale passed away July 27, 2012 at her home.
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She was born Nov. 25, 1925 to Charles and Victoria (nee Wassel) Kupinski. Ann was a nurse, coming within a few weeks of graduating Bellevue Nursing School in New York City. She was a 4-H leader for many, many years starting in Bridgeport, followed by Reese and finally in Hale.
Ann and her husband Curt were the owners of Curt's Landing at Sage Lake, where she affectionately became known as "Ma Higgins." She was a longtime member of the St. Vincent De Paul Society of Hale and worked at the store for many years, where she was known as "the white haired lady." She was also a longtime member of the Hale Area VFW Auxiliary Post No. 7435.
Mrs. Higgins is survived by her children, Mary, Peggy, Joe, Kathy, Annie, Nancy and Patti. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Ann is now at peace and finally reunited with her husband, Curt.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 17 at St. James Catholic Church, 202 E. Sherman in Whittemore. Arrangements are handled by the Hale Chapel of Buresh Funeral Home. Those wishing to express words of sympathy may do so at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Iosco County News-Herald from Aug. 13 to Aug. 21, 2012