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We hope you enjoy this abbreviated version of the

Frankenmuth News

Serving Frankenmuth Since 1906

Vol. 118 No. 34 - In our 118th year!

Wednesday, February 28, 2024


Frankenmuth mourns

Mayor Mary Anne Ackerman

Contributed to the Frankenmuth News

By Joan Ramm and Roz Weedman

  Bavarian blue and white bows line Main Street in Frankenmuth as the community mourns the death of its mayor, Mary Anne Ackerman. Her legacy to her family and her community is defined by her many civic leadership roles as well as her passion for education.

  Ackerman, 66, died Feb. 24 after a short, intense battle with cancer. She will be remembered as a compassionate leader who cared about the success of people and the community.  “Mary Anne’s love and appreciation was immeasurable,” said Bridget Smith, Frankenmuth’s city manager. “It changed the culture of city hall and everywhere she went. ...

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