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Chris Ann (Campbell) Nelson

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March 4, 2013 - April 21, 1949
Chris Ann (Campbell) Nelson, age 63, of Mackinaw City and formerly of Pine Island, FL and Mount Pleasant, MI passed away peacefully on Monday, March 4, 2013 at her home overlooking her beloved Mackinac Bridge. Chris Ann was born on April 21, 1949 to Ron and Shirley (Herring) Campbell.
On June 6, 1970 she married Burton Nelson in the chapel at Central Michigan University and they made their home and raised their family in Mt. Pleasant. Chris Ann enjoyed traveling, sewing, making friends and playing with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed sharing her love of art and Michigan history as a teacher at the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Academy and as an employee in all three Mackinaw Area Historical Parks.
Chris Ann is survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Burton; 4 children, Cheryl (Kevin) Priest of Shepherd, MI, Bryce (Suria) of St. Petersburg, FL, Carol (Daniel) Shaw of White Salmon, WA, John (Danielle) of Lansing, MI; one brother, Bill (Ginger) Campbell; one sister, Page (James) Stambaugh; 10 grandchildren (Taylor, Walker, Bear, Kadence, Amya, Willow, Juneau, Charles, Nelson and Lila); and many nieces, nephews; and dear friends who will remember her enthusiastic life.
Chris Ann was preceded in death by her parents, Ronald and Shirley Campbell; her brother, Ronald Campbell; and a grandchild, Beau.
Please plan to join the family for a Memorial Celebration on Saturday, June 22, 2013 in Mackinaw City.
Arrangements were handled by Dodson Funeral Home, 240 McCann Street, St. Ignace, Michigan 49781.
Published in The Morning Sun on Mar. 6, 2013
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