Annice M. Cappeart, 82, Escanaba, passed away on Friday, January 23, 2015 at Christian Park Center.
She was born in Stephenson, MI on June 9, 1932, the daughter of Melvin and Dora (VanDervest) Gray. Most of her early years were spent in Norway, MI. Annice graduated from Norway High School in 1950.
On Dec. 2nd 1950 Annice married Robert P. Cappeart at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Norway, MI. They moved to Escanaba in the early 1950’s and raised their family.
Annice was a homemaker who loved to cook and enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She also enjoyed golfing, reading, biking, swimming at the YMCA where she was awarded the 1000 mile pin, going to camp and walking.
Annice was a member of the Highland Golf Course for many years, a former member of the Delta Merry Mixers, YMCA and St. Anthony’s Church.
She is survived by her husband, Robert; daughter, Mary (Jack) Thomma of Escanaba; sons, Robert (Judy) Cappeart Jr. of Gladstone, and Michael Cappeart, David (Debbie) Cappeart, Donald (Tammy) Cappeart, all of Escanaba; sisters, Kathy (David) Honkanen of Brown Deer,WI, Phyllis Johnson of Manistique; brothers, Robert (Mary) Gray of New Franken,WI, Richard (Rita) Gray of Ishpeming. She is also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother in law, Roy Johnson.
Visitation will be held on Monday, January 26, 2015, from 2 to 4:30 pm at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 5 pm at St. Anthony’s Church with Rev. Rick Courier officiating. A luncheon will follow in the church hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Entombment will be in Gardens of Rest Cemetery.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Cappeart family.