Anna Bissett, age 90, of New Baltimore, MI, formerly of Imlay City, died Thursday, March 18, 2021 at her daughter’s home in New Baltimore, MI. Anna Elizabeth Bissett was born January 4, 1931 in North Branch, MI. She was the daughter of the late Edward and the late Anna (Bauer) Schalau. She married Rowland Bissett, Sr. on February 5, 1949 in Imlay City, MI. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rowland, in 1986.
She was a homemaker, a farm worker (local vegetable and egg packing farms), worked at Hammill Seatbelt Mfg. in Imlay City, and was a child-care worker, taking care of her children and grandchildren and others people’s children, as well. She participated in her church; Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Imlay City and Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Ira Twp.
Anna is survived by three daughters, Anna Bissett of New Baltimore, MI, Patricia Kimery of Imlay City, MI and Loretta (John) Thurlow of North Branch, MI; and her three sons, Donald Bissett of Imlay City, MI, Robert (Kristy) Bissett of Grant Twp., MI and Edward (Amy) Bissett of Otisville, MI. Also surviving are 26 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rowland Bissett, Sr; her son, Rowland Bissett, Jr.; a daughter, Caroline Bissett; a daughter-in-law, Gail Bissett; a son-in-law, Gary Kreis; and ten brothers and sisters.
A Mass of Christian burial was held on Monday, March 22, 2021 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Michael Zuelch of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Clair officiated. Interment took place at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Imlay City, MI.
Arrangements were entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI.
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