May 20, 1941 - July 26, 2021
Traverse City – Ann Marie Bridson, 80, of Traverse City passed away July 26, 2021 at the Medilodge of Leelanau Ann Marie was born on May 20, 1941 to the late Howard Leon and Eleanor (Hasse) Chilson in Detroit. On September 30, 1961, Ann Marie married Bernard “Bernie” Robert Bridson. Together they have celebrated nearly 60 years of marriage and many wonderful memories. Above all else, Ann Marie cherished her titles of Mom and Grandma. She was an amazing caregiver and loved to spoil her grandkids. In her younger years she was a 4-H leader, a Brownie Leader and helped with cattle farming. She also worked in data entry for R.L. Polk, Belfour Engineering and Lake States Insurance. In her free time, she enjoyed sewing, embroidery, cooking and spending time in her yard. Ann Marie always looked for the good in people She was always willing to lend a helping hand and had such a kind and generous heart. She will be greatly missed. Ann Marie is survived by her beloved husband Bernard; daughters Laurie (Mark) Wilson, Brenda Bridson and son Steven (Vicky) Bridson; grandchildren Nathan (Hannah) Wilson, Alyssa Wilson, Logan Wilson, Andrew Bridson, Shawnna (Steve) Manzano and Melissa (Guy) Foss, five great grandchildren and one due in September; and brothers Leon (Cathy) Chilson, Don “Eddie” (Linda) Chilson and Howard “Butch” (Janet) Chilson. The graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 11:00 am at Oakwood Cemetery. A lunch will follow at Bernie’s Home. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Lewy Body Dementia Foundation or to Bible Baptist Church, which was her home church. Please visit www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com to share your memories and condolences with her family.
Traverse City – Ann Marie Bridson, 80, of Traverse City passed away July 26, 2021 at the Medilodge of Leelanau Ann Marie was born on May 20, 1941 to the late Howard Leon and Eleanor (Hasse) Chilson in Detroit. On September 30, 1961,... View Obituary & Service Information
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