Mary Ann Overhiser, 90, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019 at Holland Hospital after a brief illness. She was born in South Haven, Michigan on December 5, 1928 to Helen Kuhn Pringle and Harold S. Pringle. Mary Ann attended South Haven Schools where she acquired the nickname “Pinky” Pringle. She graduated from Albion, Michigan High School and not long after married Arlie Jack Overhiser in South Haven whom she had met on a blind date.
Mary Ann was a hard worker and was well respected at the several jobs she held while living in South Haven. She was a wonderful and understanding mother to her two children and fiercely loyal to all her family and friends. Mary Ann volunteered at the Easter Seals Society in St. Joseph, Michigan and most recently at the Food Pantry at the First Congregational Church, UCC in South Haven. She was a member of the church for 75 years.
Mary Ann was preceded in death by her husband Jack, her parents and sisters Margorie Morris, Joyce Summerer. Cherishing her memory are her son Steve (Margee) Overhiser and her daughter Jo Ann (Gary) Tipton, sister Sharon Myers as well as 7 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at the Filbrandt Family Funeral Home in South Haven. Memorial services will follow the visitation at 11:00 AM with Rev. Jeffrey S. Dick officiating at the funeral home. Mary Ann will be laid to rest at the Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mary Ann’s memory to the Food Pantry at the First Congregational Church, UCC of South Haven and to the Early Childhood Developmental Delay Class at Brown School in St. Joseph.