Anna Mae Ladd, 74, of Sterling, passed away at home Thursday morning, Dec. 19, following a long battle with cancer.
She was born in Fulton, a daughter to the late Merton and Helen Beshures.
Anna graduated from Hannibal High School in 1957 and worked for Nestlé in Fulton for nearly 40 years until her retirement in 2002.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Robert E. Ladd; three daughters, Nancy (Anthony) Ladd Toscano of Martville, Roberta Ladd of Williamstown and Cindy (Richard Hillman) Ward of Hannibal; three sisters, Carol Strauts of Oswego, Linda Walters of Florida and Elizabeth McQuaid of Fulton; three brothers, John (Cindy) Beshures of Scriba, Richard Beshures of Fulton and Jack Beshures of Fulton; nine grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours were Dec. 23 with services following, at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Ladd may be made to the American Cancer Society, Memorial Processing Center, 6725 Lyons St., P.O. Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057.