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Ann Margaret (Raganyi) Skertic

Ann Margaret (Raganyi) Skertic
  • January 14, 1918 - November 12, 2018
  • Battle Creek, Michigan
  • St. Philip Church Restoration Lighting Fund
    112 Capital Ave NE
    Battle Creek , MI 49017

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“Nan - I think of you everyday, I hope you are dancing and drinking and catching up with Bampy. I miss you and I love you. Love - Brandy ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Brandy Boylan - Fort Worth, TX

“So sorry to hear of Ann's passing. Loved the many evenings visiting my dad, Jerry Wilson, at CCMCF with his dog, Kobi, and seeing Ann with her dog on...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Marcal Probst - Battle Creek, MI

“Those who pass on God Keeps in his memory because he cares for them. Sorry for your loss. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Ann, you were always full of grace. We both enjoyed your company. Your beautiful smile and loving heart will be missed. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Penny and Pat Lafrance and VandenHeede

“Ann, I have adored you since the day I met you!! You were the most friendliest, compassionate woman I have had the opportunity to get to know and...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Sheri Spahr - Springfield, MI

“Tim, Krista, Emma, and Sophie, Sorry to hear about your loss. Sounds like she was an amazing lady. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. ...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Janette Coover - Le Mars, IA

“My deepest sympathy to you and your family in your time of sorrow. May you find solace in the memories you shared together. Your nan was a loving...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Michelle Graves - CA

“So glad we had the opportunity to meet and visit with Nan on a couple of different occasions. We always heard so many nice things about her from Amy...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Sue & Dick Boergert - Lecanto, FL

“I wish I had known her. We lived a block apart. Just want to offer my condolences to Mike & Annette. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Shirley DePew - Battle Creek, MI

“Nan:I love you and I will miss you everyday. Love, Sherry ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Sherry Brockway - Battle Creek, MI

“She was always so sweet and taught me a few things about cooking. I often tell the story of how she said two beers a day kept her young. We will...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Gayton Marks - Tyner, IN - family

“Leslie,Your Mom looked the same as she did 40 years ago. What a wonderful and long life she led, how lucky you were. My deepest condolences to you,...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Maureen Skurek - Davidson, NC

“It was my privilege to become friends with Anne and her daughters Cathy and Lesley after my mother Opal became a resident. We came to love Anne. She...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Paul and Phyllis Woods - Homer, MI

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Ann Margaret Skertic, 100, of Battle Creek died peacefully with her family at her side at Calhoun County Medical Care Facility on Monday, November 12, 2018.

Ann was born January 14, 1918 in East Chicago, Indiana the daughter of Victor Geza and Anna (Horvath) Raganyi. She grew up in Hammond, Indiana.

Ann M. Raganyi was united in marriage to John F. "Zeb" Skertic on May 14, 1942. Sadly Ann was preceded in death by her husband Zeb on March 16, 1984. Surviving are four daughters, Sharon Brockway of Battle Creek, Annette (Mike) Spahr of Belmont, Leslie (John) Robertson and Kathy (Dana) Andrews all of Battle Creek; eight grandchildren, Sherry Brockway, Michael Brockway, Brandy (Chad) Boylan, Scott (Amy) Spahr, Tim (Krista) Spahr, Benjamin Spahr, Hilary (Scott) Fletcher, John Robertson; and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Ann was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, James Brockway; four brothers and three sisters.

Ann was a member of St. Philip Roman Catholic Church. Years ago she enjoyed bowling on the Grand Trunk Women's League. She also enjoyed crocheting, gardening, cooking and dancing. Ann will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Friends will be received by Ann's family 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Monday at Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, where the Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. John D. Fleckenstein at St. Philip Roman Catholic Church 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 20, 2018. Interment will follow at Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Philip Roman Catholic Church Restoration Fund, 112 Capital Avenue N.E., Battle Creek, MI 49017. Personal message for the family may be placed here at