ANTWERP – Mary Ann Frederick, 76, died at her home Tuesday, Jan. 29.

Mary Ann was born to the late Leo and Velma (Shreve) Lucas on June 24, 1942. She was united in marriage to Philip Frederick on May 11, 1974. Mary became a homemaker and mother and had a passion for animals.

Mary Ann’s family members include her husband, Philip; a son, James (Linda) Baumle; and two daughters, Amy (Christopher) Lowden and Amber (Michael Hurni) Frederick. Mary Ann enjoyed her nine grandchildren Aaron, Abigail, Emily, Ashley, Alexa, Dylan, Macy, Zoe and Boomer. Six great-grandchildren and a sister, Rita Gonya, complete her family.

Three brothers preceded her in death, Jerry, Francis and Richard “Doc”.

A gathering will take place to celebrate the life of Mary Ann at the Antwerp VFW Post 5087 on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 2-5 p.m. Smith & Brown Funeral Home, Hicksville, is handling arrangements.

Memorial donations may be sent to Friends of Felines Rescue Center, 14597 Power Dam Rd., Defiance OH 43512.

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