Norton Ann Death, Obituary – Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Norton Ann who has passed away untimely and unexpectedly. Ann spent her entire life serving as a guide and offering assistance to those around her. She spent a total of 35 years as an educator at LakeVille Memorial High School, where she was a teacher of both English and journalism. During that time, she was able to make a big difference in the lives of a large number of students and had a profound impact on the community.
She was not only an excellent teacher, but she also served as a mentor and guide to the pupils who were fortunate enough to spend time in her classroom. She found the challenge of coordinating the production of both the yearbook and the school newspaper to be enjoyable. At St. John’s Episcopal Church in Otter Lake, where she was ordained as a priest in the Eastern Diocese of Michigan after retiring there after serving in such capacities for a number of years, she was revered as a leader, a counselor, and a friend.
She had served in such capacities for a number of years. Her many responsibilities at St. John’s included reaching out to those in need in her community and holding monthly fundraisers that included home-cooked meals to generate money for the food pantry that is managed by the Otter Lake Coalition of Churches. In addition, she was responsible for a large number of other duties at St. John’s.She was a member of the OES Nourmahal Chapter #282 and Job’s Daughters Bethel #63 in addition to being an active member of the Masonic Family of Otisville. She spent a large lot of time cooking pasties, organizing dinners, and working on committees at the state level while she was a member of these groups. During this time, she was also involved in the organization.
Everyone who knew Ann saw her as a dependable and significant member of the community, and they had nothing but adoration for her. She extended the same level of deference and care to her close friends and acquaintances as she did to people she had never met before. Those who were close to her will experience a profound loss as a result of her absence.