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Sharon Elise (Ely) Anderson

Sharon Elise (Ely) Anderson, 73, of Superior, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 8, 2014, with her family at her side.

She was born Aug. 2, 1940, in Aitkin, Minn., to Ivan and Jennie Ely. Sharon was a 1957 graduate of Superior Central High School. On March 1, 1959, she married Rodney Anderson.

Sharon's grandchildren, Bryan, Joey, Briana, Kori, Scott, and Jesse as well as her great-grandchildren were the light of her life. She taught all of her grandchildren to play cribbage, most often letting them win. Sharon enjoyed spending time with all of her family members. She was a great fan of Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy. Her favorite job was lunch lady, where she was affectionately known as "Gramma." All who knew Sharon, found her to be a great inspiration.

Sharon was preceded in death by her husband, Rodney in 2003; her son, Scott 1972; her parents; siblings, June, Clarice, Lois, Shirley and Sid.

She is survived by her children Georgia Anderson, Michael Anderson, Shari (Steve) Trautt, Terri Anderson; her sisters, Donna Mae Smith and Gloria Lemke; special sister-in-law Mary Jo Ely; many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

The family would like to thank Sharon's friends at the Golden Apts., for their caring and support.

Gathering of family and friends from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. celebration of her life Saturday, March 15th at the Cremation Society of Minnesota, 4100 Grand Ave., Duluth, 218-624-5200.