Mary Ann (Stimac) Niemi, 94 of Ontonagon, MI passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, September 24 at UP Health Systems in Marquette, MI.
Mary was born in Ontonagon, MI to Slavo and Mary (Stimac) on January 7, 1927. She attended school in Ontonagon and graduated from Ontonagon High School with the class of 1944.
She was united in marriage to Rafeal (Sugar Ray) Niemi on June 13, 1953 at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Ontonagon. Mary worked at Ontonagon Long Term Care Facility, retiring in 1994. She enjoyed her retirement hunting, gardening, and gatherings with her family.
Mary is survived by her children; Ann (Mike) Morgan, Geri (Mike) Crawford, Mary (Larry) Hamm, Bob Niemi, Teresa (Keith) Hawkins and David (Jean) Niemi; 9 Grandchildren, 17 Great Grandchildren; 3 nieces, 1 nephew and her best friend Nanette Brady, who Mary thought of as family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Rafeal, 7 siblings, 2 grandsons and her long time best friends Fern Mattson and Eleanor Guzek.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 11am at the Holy Family Catholic Church with visitation from 10:00am to 11:00am.
Cane Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.