Martha Ann Andrus

May 19, 1942 ~ February 3, 2018 (age 75)

Martha Ann Andrus

Bay City, Michigan


Our loving mother and grandmother passed away Saturday, February 3, 2018 in the comfort of her own home, age 75. Martha was born May 19, 1942 in Beal City, Michigan to the late Frank and Mary (Bogeman) Schmidt. She married Raymond A. Andrus on February 15, 1968 and he predeceased her on March 10, 2009. While in college Martha was a hair stylist and later was employed with Saginaw General Hospital as a phlebotomist until her daughter Rebecca was born. Martha enjoyed playing cards, crochet and board games. She loved her family, especially her granddaughter Sam and her pets. She also loved shopping and visiting with her friends at In Your Golden Years HHC. Martha was a fantastic cook and made the best apple strudel.

Surviving is her daughter Rebecca and Darrin Leonard, one granddaughter Samantha, one sister Kathleen Canal, one brother Alvin and Darla Schmidt, one sister in-law Mary Jane Schmidt, many nieces and nephews. Martha was predeceased by her siblings: Bill Schmidt, Theresa Schmidt, Mary Beth Dale, Fran (Norma) Schmidt and Janet Beizia.

Cremation will take place. Family and friends will gather to share stories and pay their respects at Ambrose Funeral Home on Friday, February 9, 2018 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. At 7:00 pm there will be concluding prayers with everyone who would like to stay and be a part of those prayers.

Rebecca would like to thank all the staff at In Your Golden Years HHC for their compassionate care and kind heart they all put into everything they did for mom over the past several weeks and months.

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