Ann was born in Eureka on November 24, 1916, to Lee Pifer and Olivia (Jeck) Pifer. She married Delbert McCloud on November 27, 1938, in the Eureka Christian Church by Rev. Solmon. He died on June 7, 1987.
Ann grew up in Abingdon, IL, where she attended elementary school. She returned with her family to Eureka as she began her freshman year at Eureka High School. She graduated in 1936. Her class wrote the words to the school’s fight song which is still sung today. She attended Eureka College for one year. She pledged to the Delta Delta Pi Sorority and worked at Gangloff Jewelry Store, Chambliss Hallmark Book Store, and the Eureka College Library.
Surviving family members include her daughter, Sara (Warren) Kaufman of Eureka; grandchildren, Timothy (Donna) Nohl of Pleasant Prairie, WI, Jennifer Walker of Eureka, Emily (John) Zook of Goodfield; great-grandchildren, Brittany (Josh) Noll, Jordan (Kevin) Vedell, Madyson (Seth) Burger, Lexi Reese, Emma Nohl, Ethan Nohl; great-great grandchildren, Charlotte Noll and Drew Burger.
Ann’s Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, November 17, 2023. There will be a private family Graveside Service followed by her Visitation which will be held at 3:30 p.m. at the Eureka Christian Church. The Service will begin at 4:30 p.m. officiated by Rev. Jennie Churchman. A meal will follow in the Parish Hall. Cremation rites have been accorded by Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home.
In her memory, donations can be made to Eureka Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) or the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka. Condolences and tributes can be sent to family at www.argoruestmanharris.com