Anna-Unkovich-Obituary

Anna Unkovich

Midland, Michigan

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Anna Unkovich, of Arroyo Grande, Calif., former teacher at Northeast, and daughter of Michael and Helen Unkovich, was born during a blizzard, March 5, 1948. In Anna's words, "That gave her tenacity for life." Anna left life on this earth and "moved on to the next adventure,"...

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I knew Anna as a force of determined and focused energy. Wrapped in a geometry of bright colors and effervescent energy, she attracted immediate attention. No doubt, the heavens welcomed her arrival with vivid hues of color ~ especially her favorite ~ Purple. She was a fearless seeker, a teacher, and a guide to many. As friends, we joined with others on a spiritual journey of expansion and compassion. Anna's work and contributions of love and light, now radiate outward through the...

Anna was a great Toastmaster member. That is where I was fortunate to get know her. She spoke of teaching and learning with love of the student, the craft and what she gained.

I really never knew Anna Unkovich personally, but I hear nothing, But Good, about Anna Unkovich! She must have been a very special person...

Anna was a rare person. I know you're at peace now my friend.
Janice Konstantinidis.

I'm so sorry to hear about Anna's passing. She was a wonderful former neighbor -- full of kindness, gentleness and passion for life. I am grateful I was able to know her and let her beautiful light touch our lives!

Anna Unkovich was a one-of-a kind. One favorite memory I have is of Anna sending us a Christmas card that was a picture of her and her husband sitting in lawn chairs in the ocean with a sign that said, Merry Christmas. She was very unique and she was very loved by her students and friends. She will be missed by many.

Anna was a mentor in both life and education. She taught me that it was ok for students to see you as vulnerable, as human, because that made it ok for them to be vulnerable too. She believed that, if you endure hardship, the only way to survive was to let go of the anger and bitterness and embrace life, love, and hope. She helped me expand my thinking, and my wardrobe :). Though we lost touch, I will never forget her kindness or her example. Anna's impact on the world is eternal - she...