Ann Brand, wearing white, is surrounded by family during her 80th birthday party at Sandy Ridge Reservation in North Ridgeville in 2004.
Ann Brand enjoyed riding on a motorbike with her grandson Brian Paul in recent years.
Ann Brand, center, pictured with her cousin-by-marriage Lois Brand, left, and her daughter, Kathy, right, in the late 1970s. She was a topnotch bowler in the 1970s and '80s.
Ann Brand was working part time at Discount Drug Mart in Westlake when this photo was taken in 1978. She also drove an Avon school bus at that time.
Ann Brand leans over the counter at Discount Drug Mart in Westlake in the late 1980s to pose with co-worker Janet Hammer.
Ann Brand, North Ridgeville Senior Center volunteer.
Ann Ivka, second row, third from the left, and classmates at Hodge School in Cleveland in the 1930s.
Ann and Jacob Brand jitterbug in Ann's mother's kitchen in Avon in the 1940s.
Ann Ivka married Jacob Brand on Feb. 8, 1947.
Ann Ivka, on the beach in 1945.
Anna Ivka, age 5, 1929 school portrait.
Ivka family portrait, 1920s: Seated from left to right, Mike (father), Paul (son), Anna (daughter), and Katherine (mother); Standing is John Mikulic, Katherine's son from her first marriage.
Ann Brand, 1991.
Anna Ivka at 3 months.
Ann Ivka, in her early 20s.
Ann Ivka, looking glamorous in 1946.
Ann Ivka, teenager.
Ann Brand, right, peers out of the door of an Avon school bus with Lois Roling, left, and Bobbie DeChant, center, in the 1980s.