Anne Charlotte Causley(1937 - 2018)

Anne Charlotte Causley, age 81, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, died Tuesday, August 28, 2018 in Sault Ste. Marie. She was born July 18, 1937, in Hessel, Michigan, to Perry Wilfred and Mary Anne (O'Sogwin) Causley.
Anne grew up in Hessel and graduated from Cedarville High School. She lived in the Lansing area for several years before moving back to the Hessel area in the late 1960's. Over the years, she worked as a bus aide for the Sault Tribe Head Start Program, at Crisp Laundry and Northern Linen operating the ironing and folding machines, as a secretary in the accounting department for the Sault Tribe, and in the Ammo Shop at K.I. Sawyer AFB. She also worked as an Avon, Artex, and Tupperware sales consultant.
Anne was a member of the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians where she served on the Board of Directors and was the founder of their Diabetic Support Group. She was active in the St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Sault Ste. Marie. Anne was tough and managed to get through hard times. She understood and spoke the Ojibway language.
Anne enjoyed creating beadwork and ceramics, playing bingo, and going to garage sales. She liked canning and cooking and hosted many family dinners saying she was "keeping the family plump". She loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Anne is survived by her children, Steve (Catharine McDonald) Causley and Darian (Janet Roy) Causley, both of Sault Ste. Marie; grandchildren, Page Houghton, Austin McKay, Darian Causley, and Michael Causley; and great grandchildren, Jayden, Alex, and Stephen. She is also survived by one sister, Margaret Vassar; and niece, Rita Vassar, both of Sault Ste. Marie.
Anne was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Mary Causley; grandson, Steven McDonald; brothers, Raymond Causley, John Causley, Wilford "Wig" Causley, Joseph Causley; infant brother, Wilfred Perry Causley; sisters, Catherine LaPointe and Francis Smith; and brother-in-law, Gene Vassar.
Services will be held at the Anaamianag Nopaming Tribal Center in Hessel starting Friday, August 31 at 6 p.m. through Saturday, September 1 at 10 a.m. A prayer service conducted by Brother John Hascall will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday. An additional service will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Tribal Center followed by a procession and burial at the Italian Maplewood Cemetery in Hessel.
R. Galer Funeral Home in Pickford, Michigan is serving the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.rgalerfuneralhome.com.

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R. Galer Funeral Home
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Published in Sault Ste. Marie Evening News on Aug. 31, 2018