Obituary for Anna Mae Woodard

Anna Mae Woodard

Birth Date: Jun. 30th, 1942
Date Passed: Feb. 27th, 2018


Anna Mae Woodard age 75, of Ravenna, MI died Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family. Anna Mae was born on June 30, 1942 in Conklin, MI to the late Jerome H. and Pauline C. (May) Arends. She married Howard E. Woodard on June 2, 1962 in Conklin, MI. Anna Mae was the Ravenna Township Clerk for many years then Para Pro for Ravenna Public Schools until her retirement. Anna Mae is survived by her husband of 55 years: Howard E. Woodard of Ravenna, 2 Daughters: Deborah (Joel) Johnson of New Boston, MI and Jill (Gary) Nutt of Ravenna. 2 Sons: Brad (Vicki) Woodard of Ravenna and Todd (Dina) Woodard of Norton Shores. 8 Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandchild. 1 Sister: Mary Jane (Tim) Pearcy of Grand Rapids and 5 Brothers: Bill (Nancy) Arends of Mt. Pleasant, Mike (Carol) Arends of Allendale, Don (Pam) Arends of Fruitport, Steve (Kathy) Arends of Okemos and Dan (Lynne) Arends of N. Muskegon. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her Parents. Mass from the Order of Christian Funerals will be celebrated on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 1:00pm at St. Catherines Catholic Church in Ravenna with Father Fred Brucker celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Catherines Catholic Cemetery. The family will be at St. Catherines Catholic Church on Friday, March 2, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00pm and 6:00 to 8:00pm to greet friends. Rosary will be prayed at 8:00pm. Also 1 hour prior to service at the church on Saturday. Memorials may be directed to: Harbor Hospice or St. Catherines Church. Go to: or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna Inc. to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511


2:00pm to 4:00pm and
6:00pm to 8:00pm


1:00pm on Mar. 3rd, 2018 at
St. Catherines Catholic Cemetery
Map/Directions to St. Catherines Catholic Cemetery