Ann Marie Lager

Ann Marie Lager, 93, of

Tanglewood Manor, formerly of 12 Brickel Place,

Jamestown, N.Y., passed

away Saturday, Feb. 2,

2013, with family by her

side. She was fondly known

to many as Aunty Ann.

She was born in Idkerberget, Dalarna, Sweden, on

Dec. 6, 1919, the daughter

of Erik Gustav and Hilda

Holmstrom Holmstrom.

Ann came to Jamestown at

the age of 6 with her mother in April 1926, receiving

her citizenship in 1940.

She was preceded in

death on April 3, 1991, by

her husband of 49 years,

Axel W. Lager, whom she

married in Jamestown on

Oct. 3, 1942. Besides her

husband and parents, Ann

was preceded in death by a

sister, Alice Holmstrom

Anderson, in 1981; a brother, Claus W. Holmstrom, in

1952; and a niece Beatice

A. Malmberg in 2006.

She worked for Jamestown Telephone Corporation in customer service for

40 years. She was a lifelong

member of the Chautauqua

County Weavers Guild. Her

hobbies included weaving,

swimming, gardening, reading and answering questions on Jeopardy.

She is survived by her

niece, ElsMarie Anderson

of Jamestown; her great

nieces: Cynthia (Richard)

McDonough of Jamestown,

Jennifer (Matthew)

Richardson of Kittanning,

Pa. and children Megan

and Ryan, Kimberly(Steve)

Howe of St. Cloud, Fla. and

children Dylan and Connor; her great nephews

Steve (Sherry) Malmberg of

Lecanto, Fla., Tom (Cindy)

Massey of Chagrin Falls,

Ohio, and children Addison

and Emerson, Brian (Tina)

Malmberg of Lecanto, Fla.,

and children Luke, Burke

and Gabriella.

At Ann’s request, there

will be no visitation or service. A family memorial

will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are being

handled by Lind Funeral

Home. Burial will be in

Sunset Hill Cemetery.

The family wishes to

thank the entire staff at

Tanglewood who made

Aunty Ann feel she was at

“home” for her last two

years of life. We also extend a thank you to the local staff of Hospice Chautauqua County for their

care during the past month.

Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be

made to James Prendergast

Library, 509 Cherry St.,

Jamestown, NY.

You may light a candle

in remembrance of Ann

Marie at