Mary Ann was a former teacher at Lafayette High School as well as Gower High School. She graduated from Central High School and St. Joseph Junior College. She left the St. Joseph area in 1971 when she pursued advanced degrees. She worked as a teacher and also was on the library staff at Scottsdale Community College.
Mary Ann was a charter member of the Alpha XI Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Educational Sorority. She was active in educational and religious groups. She was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church.
Survivors include a sister, Sue Stinson; a brother, Bob (Barbara) Stinson, both of St. Joseph; three nieces, Suanne (Jim) Turner, St. Joseph, Lisa (Gary) Baugher, Sitka, Ak, and Kimberly (Steve) Armes, St. Joseph. She is also survived by five great nieces and four great nephews. Services: 10:00 A.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.