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Jean Ann Ames
age 83 of Croswell, MI. died January 14, 2015 in the Medilodge of Port Huron.  She was born April 26, 1931 in Marine City, MI. She married Charles P. Ames on August 20, 1949 in Marine City, he died November 6, 2010.

Mrs. Ames is survived by her children Sharon (Alex) Torres, Charles (Debbie) Ames Jr., Thomas (Patti) Ames, and Debbie Ames-McFadden.  Several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Arrangements by Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac.



Jean Ann (nee Britz) Ames born April 26, 1931 in Marine City, MI. passed away peacefully on January 14, 2015, with her daughter and granddaughter at her side after a 10 month battle with cancer.

Jean Ann attended Holy Cross High School where she graduated vice-president of her class. After graduation she was employed by Diamond Crystal of Port Huron, MI. as a secretary.

In 1949 she married Charles P. Ames who preceded her in death along with her only sister Rosemary Stockwell. She had four children, Sharon (Alex), Charles Jr. (Debbie), Tom (Patti), and Debra Jean. 18 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins.

They owned a business that she worked at until it closed, at which time she was Employed at Moniers of Algonac, MI. until her retirement. During retirement. During their retirement they moved to Croswell, MI. to be near their youngest child. One of her passions in life was reading. As time went on her life she always said “She was a young woman dancing with angels. You will always be in our hrarts forever.

There will be a celebration of life mass at 11:00 AM Saturday April 11, 2015 in Our Lady on the River Parish St. Catherine Catholic Church, Algonac. Memorial donations may be to the Bluewater Area Humane Society. Please share memories at


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