Ann V. Piper Obituary – The State Journal-Register

Ann V. Piper 1930 – 2022

Springfield, IL—Anna “Ann” V. Piper, 91, of Springfield died Thursday, April 21, 2022 at Concordia Village. She was born May 27, 1930 in Springfield to Clifford and Opal (Phillips) Cawley. She married William Piper on December 2, 1950.

She is survived by her husband of 71 years, William; daughter, Terry (John) Jordan of Springfield; four grandchildren, Elizabeth (Chris) Curl of Mobile, AL, Katy Bryd (Scott Thaler) of Denver, CO, Maggie Jordan (Jake Noel) of Springfield and Patrick Jordan of Chicago; five great-grandchildren, Nathan, Jessica and Emma Curl and Clara and Caroline Noel; siblings, Marilyn Preval, Joan McCrady, James, Howard, Fred and David Cawley, all of Springfield and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents.

Ann was very proud of her career as a children’s librarian in Geneva IL.

Ann had been a member of St. Paul’s Cathedral Church since she was a little girl. She was a member of the Ceramics and Crafts Club, the Garden Club and the Springfield Symphony Guild. Ann was an avid reader and enjoyed her book club for many years. She was an accomplished golfer and bridge player who loved to win! She graduated from Springfield High School where she was a member of the Sparks.

Funeral Service: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 28, 2022 at St. Paul’s Cathedral Church, 815 S. 2nd Street, Springfield, IL with the Reverend Andrew Hook officiating.

The family asks everyone present to wear a mask.

Interment will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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Posted on April 26, 2022

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