Anne Wyman1913 - 2015
Anne Sophia Wyman was born April 6, 1913
to John and Cecelia (nee Szatkowski) Muzsynski in Posen, MI.,
the 4th oldest child out of 8 children, They moved to Rogers City in
1923 when John bought the International Hotel & Bar and lived on the
premises. They had many boarders and the family worked hard to feed
them breakfast and pack their lunches, When Cecelia died in 1931, Anne
and her sister Bernice were a great help in running the business,
Playing music on the player piano was one of Anne’s favorite things to do
along with her Dad who played bass violin.
In 1933 Anne married George T.LeVeck, a mate on the Great Lakes fleet.
They had 3 children, Georgian, Maryjane “Lee” and John.
George was a captain on the Liberty Ships during WWII, After the war
the family moved to Jersey City, NJ where George went to work for his
brother’s ship maintenance co,
Anne enjoyed many trips to New York City and once even went to Times
Square on New Year’s Eve. While in NJ they both went back to school
to earn their high school diplomas. Anne was an excellent student and
received much praise from her teachers, Anne also ran a boarding house
in Jersey City.
Later, George died in a shipping accident, Anne married Herbert Wyman
and had a daughter, Kathleen, in 1955. In 1973, when Herbert retired
they moved to Saginaw, MI, spending summers at their home near Hoeft
State Park in Rogers City where they had many fond memories.
In 2004 Anne moved to town on Evergreen St with her daughter and
son-in-law while spending winters in North Port, FL, with them at
She was beloved by residents there and loved to play bingo at the
Club House. She had a big party there for her 100th birthday that is still
talked about, She also liked to play bingo in the summer at the
Rogers City Community Center, She liked to garden, read and shop with
her daughters and visit the casino in St. Ignace on occasion.
Unfortunately, she had a fall in Florida in Dec and died 3 weeks later
from complications, She will always be our “Queen”.
Anne is survived by:
3 children, Mary (Lee) Stamos, John (Paula) LeVeck and
Kathy (Craig) Billings;
7 great grandchildren;
2 sisters, Eleanor Schultz and Emily Cook.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Wyman;
daughter, Georgian Thuss;
4 sons-in-law, Art Baldwin, Charlie Stamos, Eberhard Thuss, and
Services will take place at the Beck Funeral Home on Monday, August 3rd
at 1:00 p.m. with Fr. Sylvestre Obwaka officiating.