Anna Marie (Vroegindewey) Canavan, age 97, of Lawton, MI, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. She was born on November 11, 1922 in Kalamazoo, MI, the daughter of John and Jessie (Schuiteboer) Vroegindewey.
Anna married Ivan James Canavan on January 28, 1955. Together they built a beautiful family, life, and created so many wonderful memories. Ivan preceded Anna in death on July 20, 2018. She did some work for the Kalamazoo Paper Company as well as Meijer but her favorite job was being a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Surviving are her children, Judith (Bill) Elsner, John (Donna) Canavan, and Sandra (Bob) Ponicki; 5 grandchildren; Eric and Aaron Elsner, Keith Canavan and Susan Kucinich, and Brandon Ponicki; along with 8 great-grandchildren and other loving family and friends. Anna was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
In keeping with Anna’s wishes cremation has taken place and the family is planning a memorial service at a later date.
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Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan
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