Anna Rutledge Ogle

June 23, 1921 - April 21, 2022

Anna Rutledge Ogle

Anna Rutledge Ogle, 100, a resident of Cape Coral, FL for the past 15 years, formerly of St. James City, FL, and Coral Gables, FL. passed away Thursday, April 21, 2022, in Cape Coral., FL. She was born June 23, 1921, in Trenton, New Jersey, to Rube and Alberta Rutledge, now deceased. She was also predeceased by her sister, Ruth Williams and brother, Walter Rutledge.  

Anna was of the Baptist faith and was active in Flagler Street Baptist Church in Miami and sang in the choir for many years. She was born into a musical family, and they all played instruments and sang. She and her sister, Ruth, were known as the Rutledge Duo and sang at fairs, churches, and parties in New Jersey and anywhere else that requested them. She owned a vintage Martin guitar which she gave to one of her nephews, Danny Newsome, who entertains in Nashville. When her family moved to Coral Gables, she joined the Sweet Adelines, a chorus group for women. She and four of her friends, formed a quartet called the Stardusters and sang at the hotels on Miami Beach in the 60’s……. She was a woman of many talents and loved to go fishing, play cards and games and have fun! She and her husband were also members of the St James City VFW.  

She is survived by her loving daughter, Carolyn “Bunny” Cote (Richard) of Cape Coral; a grandson, Neal Cooke; stepsons, Tracy Ogle (Renee) and Kirby Ogle; a sister, Ada Newsome; as well as many nieces and nephews who loved her dearly.  

At her request there will be no services.

In loving memory of Anna Rutledge Ogle, memorial contributions are suggested to the Cape Coral Animal Shelter, 325 SW 2nd Ave., Cape Coral, FL 33991.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Esther Hagan Jun 4, 2022 at 8:11 pm

    She was such a sweet loving person. Always gave me a hug and kiss. She will be missed dearly. Love you Bunny my friend!!

  2. Marie L. Cantwell Jun 4, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    I am so very to just learn of your Mother’s passing.
    I am glad I will be seeing you next month so I can learn more about everything.
    I am so very sorry, but she is now at peace and with the Lord .
    Love, Marie

  3. Peter Agdamag Jun 4, 2022 at 9:07 pm

    Beautiful obituary for a wonderful Lady.

  4. Cindy Sullivan Jun 4, 2022 at 10:17 pm

    I know how difficult it is to lose your Mother.
    They may have left us physically but will always live in our hearts.
    God Bless You My Dear Friend🙏🥰🙏

  5. Jan Edwards Jun 5, 2022 at 4:41 pm

    So sorry, Anna has left us.
    Anyone that ever knew her,
    Loved her. She was so much fun to be with & always had us laughing all the time when we visited her. She was every ones special lady & always loved. Have a joyous time
    In heaven, my forever friend. Love you always.
    Jan & Eddie Edwards

  6. Bonnie Y. Brown Jun 6, 2022 at 11:16 am

    I was so sadden to hear the news of Ann passing away! Having known the family for so many years! Ann was a special lady with the ability to make everyone she met fall in love with her! She was such a talented soul, always with a smile and humor, enjoying life at it’s best. She will always be within our hearts! And now she is an Angel in Heaven enjoying her rewards! May the good Lord watch over her loved ones!

    I will miss you “Miss Daisy”! with love, Bonnie B,

  7. Doty Jun 6, 2022 at 1:27 pm

    Bunny, she sounds like she was an amazing woman and I’m sure she’ll be greatly missed by a lot of people. Keep smiling and pushing forward in your grief. She’s looking down and smiling at all the people that she loves. Remember, she’s not gone, you just can’t see her, but she will always be near you and in your heart.

  8. Marilyn Jun 6, 2022 at 6:25 pm

    You were so blessed to enjoy so many precious times with your Mom. Your memories must be overflowing with happy times together. Enjoy them when you feel sad. Try to laugh through your tears.

    How wonderful to find out that Ann enjoyed music so much; especially getting to entertain others. Must have been so much fun to sing at all those events back in the day.

    Her obituary was written in such a positive read. I know that having you and your love around her for so much of her life was the most important thing in her life. The perfect daughter.

    Love to you, Bunny from Marilyn and Kaare

  9. Linda Richardson Jun 7, 2022 at 4:35 pm

    Always the life of the party, it was a pleasure to be there to celebrate her 100th! How lucky we all were to have her in our lives. And how lucky she was to have such a loving and devoted daughter. My mom passed away in February and I know the hole that loss leaves in your heart. May the memories of your time together help soften the pain. And may the warmth of friends and family help ease your sorrow. May she Rest In Peace.

  10. Donna Hortman Jun 7, 2022 at 10:13 pm

    What a beautiful, funny, wonderful and sweet person that we all enjoyed all these years. No wonder she had such a sweet daughter.

    I’m so glad your family had such a long time to enjoy her. I loved her, She will be missed.

  11. Karen Perkins Jun 17, 2022 at 9:18 pm

    My best friend! Love you Ann…. I’ll never forget all the laughter and my visits when you lived on Pine Island!!!
    Be at peace! You haven’t more worries or pains!!! ❤️

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