Nelson, Ann Marie (Leonard-McCoy)
It is with a full heart that the family of Ann Marie (McCoy) Nelson, our beloved mother, grandmother, great- grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend passed away peacefully, and on her terms, Sunday, April 10, 2021, at the age of 74. She was born Ann Marie Leonard, in Bay City, Michigan to the late Delores Rene Leonard of Essexville, Michigan. Ann enjoyed her family, friends, fishing, bingo, slot machines, her backyard flowers, cats, and birds.
Ann is survived by her ex-husband, David A. Nelson, of Rapid River, MI and their three children, DeAnna M. (Nelson) Fulco of,Traverse City, MI, Daniel S. Nelson & Kimberly F. (Wagner) Nelson of Jacksonville, FL., Brian K. Nelson-Miller & Ryan Miller, of Romeo, MI; grandchildren, Remington F. Fulco of Houghton Lake, MI, Harrison A. Fulco of Mt. Pleasant MI, Cameron S. Fulco of Houghton Lake, MI, Ryan J. & Hannah (Anderson) Nelson, Christopher & Kylie J. (Nelson) Burgos, and Tyler J. Nelson all of Jacksonville, FL, Dakota Mack of Petoskey, MI; great-grandchildren, Wesley Nelson and Lidia Nelson of Jacksonville, FL; sister, Sheryl (McCoy) Gwizdala of Twining, MI; niece & great-nieces, Rachel Sara Hammers (Kristopher Martin), Hala Bleu Hammers, and Etta Grey Martin all of DeCatur, AL; nephew, Caleb Hammers of DeCatur, AL; niece & 2nd daughter, Shannon (Clark) Mahoney (Kyle Mahoney); and her great-nephew, Logan J. Granger of Saginaw, MI. She was predeceased her step-father "papa" Donald J. Valead of Essexville, MI and her sister, Corena Edna (McCoy) Hammers of DeCater, AL.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Covenant HealthCare Hospice for their care and compassion.
Family & friends are invited to join us for a casual Celebration of Ann's Life, on Saturday, April 16, 2022, from 4pm-7pm for Happiness Hour and on Sunday, April 17, 2022, from 12pm-3pm for an Easter Celebration Gathering, both at the Courtyard Marriott, 2 East Main St, Bay City, MI, 48708. A family memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Ann’s request for memorial contributions to the Karma Kat Cafe, 612 East Broadway Street, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858. To sign online guestbook, visit www.cremationsocietymidmi.com Arrangements made with Cremation Society of Mid Michigan.