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MaryAnn (Simon) EschNovember 20, 1941 ~ January 9, 2017 (age 75)
MaryAnn Esch age 75, of Fowler, MI, passed away Monday, January 9, 2017, at Hazel I. Findlay Country Manor, St. Johns, MI.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Fowler, MI, on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 10:30 A.M., with Rev. Fr. Dennis Howard officiating. Burial will take place at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery, Fowler, MI. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 2-8 P.M. with family present from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler, MI. A Rosary Service will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
MaryAnn was born in Westphalia, MI on November 20, 1941, the daughter of Leo and Laurina (Thelen) Simon. She married Paul A. Esch on September 29, 1962 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Westphalia, MI.
MaryAnn was a homemaker all of her life. Her family was her greatest joy. She loved spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a member of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Fowler, MI.
She is survived by her husband Paul Esch, children; Leon and Lynda Esch, Glenn and Mary Esch, Steve and Joan Esch, Donna and Dennis Schneider, 20 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, siblings; Alice and Bob Pline, Ed and Kay Simon, Betty and Julius Schafer, Bern and Carol Simon, Bill and Cathy Simon, Mark and Beth Simon, Rosie and Darryl Schmitz, and Susie and Tony Pescatore. She is also survived by 29 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and sisters; Kathleen and Karen Simon.
Memorials may be made to Most Holy Trinity Catholic School Educational Trust Fund, Fowler, MI. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler, MI.