Anna Mae Workman "Ann" (Fisher) Dawson
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Anna Mae "Ann" (Fisher) Workman Dawson Lansing Age 93, died January 28, 2011; born April 23, 1917 on the family farm in Philippi, West Virginia, the youngest of Herman and Dora Fisher's ten children and she remained a country girl at heart. Mrs. Dawson enjoyed visiting the old home place in West Virginia. She welcomed any excuse to hit the road and travel. She was an avid walker and walked the annual Mackinaw Bridge event with her grandsons into her late 80's. She was an accomplished artist and loved painting with oils and watercolors. Mrs. Dawson retired from the State of Michigan-Secretary of State Dept. in the late 1960's. Preceded in death by her husband and father of her children, Glenn E. Workman. Surviving are her daughters, Donna (John) Kanillopoolos and Sandra Workman; son, Jerry Workman; and sister, Madge Thompson. She was Nana to 9 grandchildren, as well as, a multitude of great and great-great grandchildren, nephews, nieces and cousins, all of whom she loved very much. Ann was a faithful Jehovah's Witness and a memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall at a later date. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes Lansing Chapel, Lansing, MI. On line condolences may be sent at: www.gorslineruncimanlansing.com


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Published in Lansing State Journal on Jan. 30, 2011.
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February 12, 2011
My sister, Mae, never met a stranger, she could talk to anyone even as a little girl. She really had the gift of gab. She had a good sense of humor and we had a lot of fun growing up together. We will be happy to see each other in the new system.
Madge Fisher Thompson
February 11, 2011
I remember Aunt Mae as being very beautiful and friendly. She came from a great family, the Fishers. She was a good mother and a faithful person. She and my Mom were very close when they were growing up, she will be missed.
Carol (Thompson) Leffew
January 30, 2011
I remember Ann as a kind and funny lady who love life and the beauty within it, and it showed in her paintings. She always welcomed people in her home and had a warm heart for strangers. She will be remembered in Jehovah's book of life and we look forward when she will awake for her sleep and begin her new life in the Paradise to come with a young vibrant spirit. It was such a great pleasure meeting Ann and her daughters. She will be greatly missed.
Linda Tallman (Limon)
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