Bio and Background

Anne Marie Timpf was born on March 23, 1957, in Hamtramck, Michigan. She was the third child of Mary and Edward Ochab, who were Polish immigrants. Growing up in a large, close-knit family, she had six brothers and three sisters. Anne Marie attended St. Florian Catholic School and Church, where she met her future husband, Daniel Timpf. The couple married in 1981 and later moved to Clinton Township, Michigan. Together, they had three children: Katherine (born in 1988), Elliot (born in 1990), and Julia (born in 1993). A devoted mother, Anne Marie was deeply involved in her children’s education and extracurricular activities. She served as a co-leader in Girl Scouts, volunteered at Utica Community Schools, and supported her children’s sports and music endeavors.

How She Died

Anne Marie Timpf suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a condition that affects the lungs and causes breathing difficulties. She also had other health challenges, including diabetes and high blood pressure. In October 2014, her health deteriorated further when she contracted pneumonia. After being hospitalized for several days, she was discharged on November 4, 2014. Tragically, the very next day, she collapsed at her home and stopped breathing. Despite immediate medical attention and efforts to resuscitate her, Anne Marie passed away. The official cause of her death was listed as acute respiratory failure due to COPD and pneumonia.

Legacy and Impact

Anne Marie Timpf’s passing left a void in the lives of her family and friends. Her funeral took place on November 12, 2014, at St. Florian Catholic Church, where she had been baptized, confirmed, and married. She was laid to rest at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton Township. Described as “a beautiful person inside and out,” Anne Marie touched many lives with her kindness and generosity.

One of the individuals profoundly affected by her passing is her daughter, Katherine Timpf, a well-known TV personality and comedian. Katherine is a co-host of Fox News Channel’s “The Greg Gutfeld Show” and contributes to various other Fox News programs. She often speaks about her mother on her shows and credits her for inspiring her sense of humor and drive. Katherine has also used her platform to raise awareness and funds for COPD research and treatment, partnering with organizations like the American Lung Association.


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