of Ann Arbor, MI, age 78, died Saturday, December 28, 2019 in her home surrounded by her family. She was the daughter of Archie & Irene (LaRoe) Anderson. On July 11, 1987, she married Bruce Schauer in Chelsea, and he survives. Other survivors include her children, Darlene (Pat) Marzec of Grass Lake, Michael Payne of Addison, Paula Payne Adkins of Ann Arbor, Bobby (Barb) Marr of Tecumseh; one sister, Janice (Jim) Fullerton of Ann Arbor; one sister-in-law, Marilyn Anderson of Saline; 11 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Lee Payne; brothers George (Gert) and Ralph Anderson; two grandchildren, Micheal & Kyle Payne, and her parents.
Carol graduated from Washtenaw Community College receiving an associates degree in social work. She attended Turner Writing Group, where she had poems published in many books. She was also on the Ann Arbor City Council for handicapped citizens. She was the matriarch of the family and her love of short stories was only rivaled by her love for her children.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 4, 11:00 am at Faith Baptist Church, 4030 Kalmbach Rd, Chelsea, MI, with a luncheon to follow. Burial will be at Oak Grove East Cemetery in Chelsea. Memorial contributions may be made to her family.