REED CITY — Ann Therese Burns, 83, a longtime resident of Reed City and Big Rapids, died peacefully in her sleep on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. She was surrounded by many of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Many of her lifelong friends knew her as Mitzi. Mitzi was born in Royal Oak on April 14, 1932. A Depression-era child, she spent her childhood skating on the frozen ponds, playing in the woods, running with the neighborhood kids and playing sports near her family home on Connecticut Street.