….. age 66, went to the Church Triumphant on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, with her family by her side.

Mary Ann was born June 16, 1954, in Pigeon, to Bill and Marilyn (Schumacher) Diebel. She married Mark Janke on September 6, 1975, at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Together they celebrated 45 years of marriage.

Mary Ann graduated from Sebewaing High School in 1972. She worked various jobs. She cared for many children in her home, worked for Normans a few years, and retired from Mr. Chips after 13 years. Mary Ann was also a member at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sebewaing.

Mary Ann loved spending time with her family, friends, and especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed crocheting, camping with her husband, family and friends, going to her monthly breakfast with her sister, aunt, and cousins.

Mary Ann leaves behind her husband, Mark Janke; son, Eric (Tasha) Janke; 2 grandchildren: Alyvia and Mason Janke; sister: Dawn (Dennis) Kundinger; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and close friends.

Mary Ann was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Marilyn Diebel; twin brother, James; and brothers, Gary and Richard; niece, Molly, and nephew, Billy.

The family would like to give a special thanks to her caregiver, Casey, A & D Homecare and the whole Compassus Hospice team.

MEMORIALS: Immanuel Lutheran Church or the charity of your choice.

Click here to listen to the "Funeral Sermon of Mary Ann Janke" delivered by Pastor Boyer