Mary Ann Ayres

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  • "To Mary Ann's family: When I was a member of the Retired..."
    - Kenneth Herman
  • "Sharon and Susan; I also remember the warmth of being in..."
    - Vickie (Williams) Kraemer
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    - Charlotte Schreier
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    - Katherine Rostad
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    - Audrey Williams
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November 22, 1924 ~ August 2, 2013

Mary Ann Ayres, 88, of Vancouver, WA, passed away on Aug. 2, 2013. She was born in Willowdale, KS to Nicholas and Elizabeth Kasel on Nov. 22, 1924.
Mary Ann moved to Vancouver, WA in 1967 with her husband and two daughters. She loved the Pacific Northwest with all her heart.
Mary Ann loved gardening, growing flowers, and working in many roles with the Grange and PERS of Clark County.
She is survived by two daughters, Mary Susan Vann and Sharon Ann Ayres; three grandchildren; and two great- granddaughters.
Mary Ann was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, William "Bill" H. Ayres.
A Rosary will be held at 10:15 a.m. on Fri., Aug. 9, 2013 followed by Mass at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, with lunch to follow. A Commitment ceremony will be held at Willamette National Cemetery at 12:00 p.m. on Mon., Aug. 12, 2013.
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Hamilton-Mylan Funeral Home, Inc. - Vancouver
302 W. 11th Street
Vancouver, WA 98660
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Published in The Columbian on Aug. 6, 2013