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 01/29/2019 - 21:03
Barbara J. Anderson-Kari

Barbara Anderson-Kari, age 82, passed on January 14, 2019. Barbara was born on May 7, 1936, in Manistee, Michigan, the daughter of Harry Linne and Rose Josephine (Chvala) Anderson and was one of four siblings. She grew up in Saline, was confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in 1950, and graduated from Saline High School in 1954. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in 1962, and an Elementary Education Certificate in 1964, from Eastern Michigan University, followed by a Master’s in Art Education from Wayne State University in 1982. She taught at Mason Elementary School in Detroit and was, most of all, a talented artist. She joined the Scarab Club of Detroit in 1986, and spent many years creating art at the Center for Creative Studies. Barbara was predeceased by her beloved parents Harry Sr. and Rose, her brothers Harry Jr. and William, and her sister Louise. She is survived by her son John Rosen, his three children, and a great-granddaughter, as well as her niece and nephews: Dr. Harry L. Anderson III, Anthony Anderson, James W. Low, Eric Low, Kari (Donald) Orlandoni, Antony (Kate) Low, and their children. A memorial service will be held at noon on Saturday, Feb. 2, at Pasquale’s Family Restaurant, 31555 Woodward Avenue, Royal Oak, 248-549-4002.

Kari L. Orlandoni