Originally Published: December 31, 2013 6:01 a.m.
Anna Theresa Wolz-Mignerey, 97, passed away Dec. 24, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Prescott Valley, Ariz.
Anna was born Aug. 12, 1918, in College Point, N.Y., to Karl and Anna Wolz. In 1936, she married Henry Frank Mignerey. They had one son and two daughters. They lived in Connecticut and Massachusetts for a time before moving to Chino Valley, Ariz. The family owned and operated a chicken farm there until about 1960.
Anna and her husband both worked for Taylor Hicks School. Upon selling the farm and their home, Anna's family moved to Prescott, Ariz., where they built a home. Her husband, Henry, passed away April 1, 1976.
She belonged to the Mountain Artists Guild in Prescott. Anna created delightful stained glass pieces. Anna always put her family first. She was a wonderfully gifted cook, a loving mother and a doting grandmother.
Anna is survived by her three children, Frank Mignerey (Marlene) of Riggins, Idaho, daughters Yvonne Ward (Derrill Hume) of Rio Verde, and Jeanne Kinsley (Clarence) of Dewey; grandchildren Gary Ward (Julie) of San Diego, Calif., Annette Lindsey (Scott) of White Bird, Idaho, Frank Mignerey Jr. (Teresa) of Riggins, Idaho, Wayne Ward of Phoenix, Brenda Heuer (Curt) of Prescott Valley, Ariz., Jeannette Klobetanz (Norm) of Riggins, Idaho, and Matt Kinsley (Erica) of Prescott; 17 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Charles Wolz (Catherine) of Phoenix; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, under the direction of Sunrise Funeral Home. The interment will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at the National Memorial Cemetery in Phoenix.
Sunrise Funeral Home assisted with the arrangements. Please visit www.sunrisefuneralhome.com to sign Anna's guestbook.
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