Anna M. Anttila 85, of Brighton, Michigan, formerly of Cedar Bay, Michigan passed away early Thursday morning August 2, 2018.
Anna and her twin sister, Esther, were born on December 8, 1932 in Mass, Michigan to the late Isaac Anttila and late Aili Anttila Torro. After graduating from high school in 1951, Anna went to get a college degree from Suomi College, Detroit Commercial College, finishing with a Bachelor's of Science in Management from Wayne State University.
Anna worked various jobs until starting her career at Chrysler Motor Company where she was employed for 41 years. After her retirement in September of 1996, Anna moved to Cedar Bay, where she enjoyed her home and beautiful sunsets for 12 years. Last August Anna moved to Independence Village in Brighton, Michigan, and lived there until her death.
Anna was a member of the First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Howell, Michigan.
Left to mourn her passing are her brother Peter, of Traprock; and sisters Esther (Bernard) Johnson of Marquette, Beatrice (Paul) Bekkala of Novi, Vivian (Lloyd) Huotari of Howell; and her many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Anna is preceded in death by her parents Isaac and Aili, step-father Armas Torro;
brother-in-laws Bernard Johnson, James Pelkola, Paul Bekkala; brothers Paul (infant), Richard (Hobie); sister Mary Ellen Anttila Pelkola Tarvainen and sister-in-law Suzanne Anttila.
Funeral services were held at the First Apostolic Lutheran Church in Howell.
There will be a Committal service on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Lake View Cemetery in Calumet, Michigan with Pastor David Taivalkoski to officiate.. All are welcome to attend.
The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences can be left for the family at www.ericksoncrowleypeterson.com
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Omega House Hospice,
2211 Maureen Lane, Houghton, MI 49931.