Ann Guiles

Ann Guiles
Ann Guiles


Ms. Ann Guiles (nee Carole Ann Smith), of Sun City Center, FL, passed away on April 24, 2020. She was born in on September 6, 1941, in Seymour, IN to the late William Smith and Dolores (Greene) McCord.

Ann graduated from Seymour Senior High School (Seymour, IN) in 1959. She then served as a clerk typist with the U.S. Army as a Private First-Class. She graduated from Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN) with a B.S. in Finance/Economics from the Krannert School of Industrial Management in June 1971.

Ann moved to Milwaukee, WI, and worked at Astronautics Corp. In 1980, Ann moved to southern Florida and worked with at I.D.A.B (Hialeah, FL). In 1984, Ann began working at Fine Art Lamps (Hialeah, FL) as a Computer Operations Manager and continued there until her retirement in 2001. In 2004, Ann moved to Kings Point (Sun City Center, FL) and thoroughly embraced being part of a retirement community.

Ann always had an eye for art, style and color. She also enjoyed outdoor activities, including hiking, boating and sailing. Her indomitable spirit will be missed by her family and many friends.

Ann is survived by her brother-in-law, Jerry Otte; nieces and nephew, Catherine (Richard) Fulton, Julie (Gregory) Rieker, Patrick (Colleen) Otte, Monica (David Lachniet) Otte; stepbrother, Steve (Linda) Starr; sister-in-law, Donna (Mike) Starr and 6 step-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Dolores (Greene) McCord; father and stepmother, William and Hilda (Boknecht Starr Hurley) Smith; sister, Monica “Pixie” Dawn Otte; nephew, Nathaniel Otte; and stepbrother, Mike Starr.