Anna Marie Ashburn
With great sorrow in our hearts, we mourn the passing of Anna Marie Ashburn. Anna Marie Helena (Mikula) Ashburn, 63, of Goodyear, Arizona passed away on February 9th, 2021. Anna Marie was born March 29th, 1957 in Detroit Lakes Minnesota to Norbert Mikula and Patricia Fallon. She attended school in Perham, Minnesota until the family moved to Fargo, North Dakota in 1973. She graduated from Fargo North in 1975. Anna Marie graduated from East Grand Forks Technical College. For the last 30 years, she worked in the field of Phlebotomy in Fargo, North Dakota, and in the Phoenix, Arizona area.
She married Gene Youmans on July 29th, 1978, from this union they had two children Emory and Trish. She later married Alan Ashburn on March 20th, 2004 and they made their home in Goodyear, Arizona. Anna Marie was a great mother and friend. She had a positive outlook on life no matter the situation and an attitude that was an inspiration to many. Everyone loved her quick-witted humor. She is dearly missed by everyone who had the pleasure to know her.
Anna Marie enjoyed spending time at the lake with family and friends. Her favorite pastime was traveling with Al to places such as Germany, Hawaii, and the Caribbean. She also enjoyed playing bingo at the American Legion where she was a lifetime American Legion Auxiliary member. She looked forward to spending time with her grandchildren as she was planning to move back to North Dakota.
She is survived by her son Emory Youmans, daughter Trish Youmans, stepchildren Brenna Ashburn and Brandon Ashburn, siblings Alicia Dugan (Garry), Fallon Mikula (Stephanie), Mike Mikula (Melissa Bonney), Nathan Mikula (Karen) Peter Mikula (Brenda), Mary Bohl (Cody) and Bridgette Bailey. She is also survived by Her ten nieces and nephews Quinlan, Christian, Preston, Ryan, Amy, Jonathan, Zachary, Hunter, Katelyn, Nicholas and her three grandchildren Trista, Isaac and Breanna. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband Alan Ashburn. Services will be held on March 13th, 2021 at 3:00 PM at the Legion Post #61 35 N. Dysart Road, Avondale, Arizona 85323. A Service will he held in Fargo, North Dakota at a later date.
Until we meet again…