Sheri Lynn Walters, age 50, of Millbury passed away unexpectedly at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center following an automobile accident on March 17, 2020. Sheri was born to Karl and Carol Schaaf on October 22, 1969 in Willard, Ohio. She was a 1988 graduate of Willard High School. Sheri went on to Bowling Green State University earning both her Bachelor’s and Master’s in Education. She started her 26-year teaching career at St. Jerome Catholic School. Currently she taught at Eisenhower Intermediate School where she was a much beloved 6th grade teacher. Her heart was generous, not only with her students, but also as a foster parent to over 50 dogs through the 4 Paws Sake organization. Her hobbies included scrapbooking and camping with her family. Sheri was an organ donor.
Sheri is survived by her loving husband, Scott. Her three children Chance (Seth), Hunter and Scout. Her parents Karl and Carol Schaaf, siblings Chris (Penny) Schaaf, Shelly (Dennis) Daniel and father and mother-in-law, Wes and Carole Walters. Numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. Special friends, Jodi Ovall and Jen Wooten.
Preceded in death by an infant granddaughter, Everleigh Rose Rybak, maternal grandparents Allen and Gert Hay and paternal grandparents Robert and Ruth Schaaf.
Family and friends may visit the Freck Funeral Chapel, 1155 S. Wynn Rd in Oregon on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, from 2:00-8:00 p.m. Please do not feel obligated to visit and use your best judgment about health and well-being before attending. A private funeral will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. and will be available by invitation for personal attendance and live streamed via “Sheri’s Memorial Webpage” on Facebook.
More information will follow about a service for her students that is being planned for a later date.
Memorial contributions in Sheri’s memory can be made to the Walters family or to 4 Paws Sake, 13244 Neowash Grand Rapids, Ohio 43522.
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13244 Neowash, Grand Rapids OH 43522