Studio City- Anna Marie Udell passed away August 20, 2016. Born September 4, 1926 in Boston to Anna E. and Herbert C. Hewes, Anna developed a passion for figure skating, which continued when she moved to Los Angeles as a young woman. She competed in ice dancing, and married Bill Udell, a figure skating coach and well-known competitive figure skating photographer. Ann edited the All Year Figure Skating Club newsletter for 21 years. She was a member of the Screen Writers Guild, working on television productions of Death Valley Days and The Secrets of ISIS, and contributing to Disney's Barry of the Great St. Bernard. Anna was a devoted member of the Sherman Oaks Women’s Club. She loved her cats, birds and gardening. Anna is survived by her brothers, Herbert C. Hewes of Webster, NY and Robert Hewes of Las Vegas, NV, as well as many loving nieces and nephews.
Memorial gifts may be made to East Valley Animal Care Center, 14409 Van Owen Street, Van Nuys, CA 91405
Published in Los Angeles Daily News on Aug. 23, 2016.