Ann M. Plourde

Ann M. Plourde

ESCANABA — Ann M. Plourde, 73, Escanaba, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. with her family by her side.

She was born on Nov. 6, 1944 in Garden, daughter of the late Alfred “Fred” and Agnes (Chadonais) LaLonde. On June 20, 1964, Ann married Norman “Norm” Plourde in Escanaba. They resided in Flat Rock for one year before moving to Cornell, and most recently she resided in Soo Hill.

Ann worked at A & W Restaurant, OSF St. Francis Hospital, and was a bookkeeper for the family logging business for 30 years. She was an amazing cook and loved to entertain friends and family. Ann also enjoyed watching birds and deer and took great pride in her yard. She was an avid Green Bay Packer fan. Ann loved to travel and go on casino trips with special friends, Barb, Carol and Sharon.

Ann is survived by her son, Joe (Cindy) Plourde; daughters, Dawn (Joe) Hereau and Beckie Plourde; grandchildren, Kim and Dylan Plourde; brother, Francis “Butch” LaLonde; as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Edward and John LaLonde; two sisters, Marie LaMarch and Eva Brown; and father- and mother-in-law, Joseph and Leola Plourde.

Friends may call on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Allo Coolman Funeral Home is Escanaba. Funeral services will follow the visitation at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. with Fr. Rick Courier officiating. Burial will be in Gardens of Rest Cemetery. Friends are invited to continue celebrating Ann’s life by joining the family for lunch at the Buck Inn starting at 3 p.m.

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