Anna Heisler

Obituary of Anna Mae Heisler

Anna Mae Sherrard was born in Tecumseh, Michigan on January 23, 1949.   She was one of seven children born from the union of the late Harold Duane Sherrard and the late Dorotha Ann (VanWinkle) Sherrard.   Anna married the love of her life the late David Allen Heisler on November 4, 1972 at St. John Lutheran Church.   From this union came the birth of one daughter:  Jaclyn.

For more than twenty years she worked as the Manager for the Perky Pantry.   It was here that she developed many lifelong relationships.   In 1985, Anna earned her diploma from Dundee Community Schools after attending night school.   Anna was well-known for her sarcasm and humor.   She handled life and any challenge straight on, and she was never afraid to speak her mind.  

Anna enjoyed cooking.   She loved to spend time with her grandchildren and often made treats for them earning her the nickname “Cookie Grandma”.   Anna loved playing cards and working on ceramics.   In her free time she found great relaxation in completing oil paintings, and she was quite the talented landscape painter.  

Anna Mae Heisler, age 69, of Morenci formerly of Dundee passed away on Monday, September 4, 2018 at home after a brief battle with cancer.   Her beloved family was at her side and she had been under the care of Hospice of Lenawee.   In addition to her parents and her husband:  David on October 17, 2004 her passing was preceded by two brothers:  Elwood Sherrard and Hugh Sherrard; and two sisters:  Katherine McKenzie and an infant baby sister.

To cherish her memory she leaves a daughter:  Jaclyn (Christopher) Niles of Blissfield; two sisters:  Ellen Lickfelt of Dundee and Sharron Brubaker of Morenci; two sisters-in-law:  Barb (Steve) Nagy of Petersburg and BethAnn Shidler of Florida; one brother-in-law:  Michael (Cheryl) Heisler of Alabama; and five grandchildren:  Geneva Corey, Carter Corey, Cory Niles, Carson Niles, and Cooper Niles.

Friends may gather on Friday, September 7, 2018 at Maple Grove Cemetery (intersection of Brewer and Davis Road) in Dundee from 11:00am until a graveside service at 12:00pm.   Pastor Fritz Kruse of North Rome Baptist Church will officiate.   Cover Funeral Home, 297 Tecumseh Street (734) 529-3156 has been entrusted with her arrangements.

In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Hospice of Lenawee or Shriners Children’s Hospital.   Online guests may visit