Anita "Dolly" Sheren
April 30, 1923 – February 27, 2018
Anita “Dolly” Robertson Sheren was born April 30th, 1923 in Grant Township to Anna Marie Svec Robertson and Roland Robertson. Anita married Arthur “Skite” Sheren on August 22nd, 1946. Together they had two sons, David and Brian.
Anita grew up on a farm with her sister Frances. She walked daily to a one room school house called Canada School before attending and graduating from Buckley High School in 1941. Growing up Anita loved school and dreamed of being a teacher. She continued her education at Central Michigan University. Once she had her teaching degree, Anita taught at Brimley School, followed by Monroe Center and Interlochen School. Her final twenty-five years of teaching before retirement were spent at Sabin Elementary School. She cherished the memories and relationships she made with her students and their families. She always enjoyed hearing from her students.
Anita loved children and adored her granddaughter, Krystal. She looked forward to visits from her nieces, great nieces, great nephews, family, and friends. She loved gardening, reading, and keeping up with the news. She felt it was important to teach the next generation to read.
Anita was preceded in death by her parents; husband Arthur; son David; and sister Frances Folder. She is survived by her son Brian (Anna) and granddaughter Krystal.
A Memorial Service is planned for Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. with visitation from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Covell Funeral Home of Traverse City. Memorial contributions may be made to Traverse City Firefighters, 500 W. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49684.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home of Traverse City.
- Visitation Saturday, March 10, 2018
- Memorial Service Saturday, March 10, 2018
Anita "Dolly" Sheren
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March 16, 2018
Years ago I taught with Anita at Sabin . We all loved her!
March 2, 2018
Mrs. Sheren was my 2nd grade teacher at Sabin Elementary School in 1978-79 school year.
I will always remember her kindness and gentle demeanor. I remember, there was a challenging situation she helped me with that year, and her input made me feel loved and gave me the strength to get through that tough time. I am so sorry to hear of the tragic events of her passing.
She was a very kind soul that I esteem highly.
Jackie Stefoni (former student - Jackie Pierman)