AMMAN, William J. – of Chesaning, passed Monday, April 19, 2021 at Union Court Assisted Living in Chesaning. He was 98 years of age.
Bill was born December 5, 1922 in Chesaning to the late William and Mary (Tietz) Amman. He was a lifelong resident of Chesaning. Bill was Valedictorian of his graduating class at Our Lady of Perpetual Help. He was a self-employed dairy farmer. He was a lifetime member of St. Peter Catholic Parish (formerly Our Lady of perpetual Help) and a member of Knights of Columbus St. Christopher Council for over 50 years. Bill enjoyed bowling, and at the age of 83 he scored 298. In 1969, he was awarded and named “Farm Manager of the Year” by MSU. For many years, he served on the board of directors of Chesaning Farmers Co-op. He actively worked as a dairy farmer until retiring in the 1985 and had milked more than 50 cows at one time. While in his 70’s, he played slow pitch softball with Chesaning Senior League, bowled regularly and loved to dance. He was a lifelong fan of the Tigers, Lions, Pistons and U of M. Bill enjoyed watching EWTN Network.
Surviving are: children: Angeline Amman of Chesaning, William (Jennifer) Amman of Corunna, Rita Amman of Saginaw, Gerald Amman of Chesaning; 6 grandchildren: Lisa (Kevin) McLashin of Flushing, Dr Cory (Dr. Louise) Amman of Tampa, FL, Ashley Amman of Corunna, Sakara Morf of Phoenix, AZ, Mikasa Morf of Seattle, WA, Nikolas Morf of San Jose, CA; 4 great-grandchildren: Tyrus, Nolan, Alexandra and Catalina; many nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Clara in 2013, 10 older brothers and sisters: John, Alphonse, August, Leo, Erwin, Marie, Bertha, Martha, Agnes and Gertrude.
Funeral Mass will be held at St. Peter Catholic Church in Chesaning on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 11 a.m. Burial to follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be at Misiuk Funeral Home in Chesaning on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. where a rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. Visitation will be at the church on Friday from 10 a.m. until time of mass at 11 a.m. Contributions in his memory may be made to St. Peter Catholic Church. The family extends a special thanks to the staff of Union Court and Heart to Heart Hospice who lovingly cared for him these past months.
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