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ANDERSON, Annie 1897-1985


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 7/7/2011 at 16:27:40

Rites For Mrs. Annie Anderson Held On Monday

Funeral services for Mrs. Edith Annie Anderson were held Monday, July 8, at 10:30 a.m. at the Second Christian Reformed Church. Pastor Orwin Duistermars officiated at the service.

Rodney Anderson, soloist, sang two selections. Miss Monica Doyen was organist. Flower attendants were Mrs. Gus Fritzel and Miss Mildred Weichers.

Casketbearers were Paul Koch, Donn Anderson, Daryl Anderson, Michael Anderson, Darwin Anderson and Kevin Anderson.

The interment service was held in the Shiloh Cemetery in Wellsburg.

Arrangements were in charge of Doyen Funeral Home.

Mrs. Anderson died at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 4 at the Long Term Care Unit of the Grundy County Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center due to a heart attack, having reached the age of 87 years, 8 months and 7 days.

She was born on a farm south of Grundy Center on October 27, 1897, the daughter of George and Edith (Bloxham) Eygabroad. She received her education in the rural school in the area. On September 27, 1916, she was married to Andrew Anderson. This union was blessed with 4 sons and 1 daughter. From 1916 to 1937 they made their home on a farm in Lincoln Township near Grundy Center. In 1937 they moved to a farm northwest of Wellsburg. In 1953 they retired and moved to Wellsburg. Mr. Anderson passed away on April 16, 1962. She continued to make her home in Wellsburg until becoming a resident of the Long Term Care Unit in September of 1984.

Mrs. Anderson was a long-time member of the Second Christian Reformed Church of Wellsburg, having joined by transfer of membership on May 3, 1937 and was a member of the Willing Workers Society for many years until her health began to fail.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son, George Anderson; 1 grandson, Roger Anderson, and 1 sister, Ruth, who passed away at an early age.

Survivors include one daughter and three sons: (Pearl), Mrs. Herman J. Koch of Wellsburg; Warren Anderson of Holland; John Anderson of Aplington; Duane Anderson of Parkersburg; 14 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; a sister, (Vera), Mrs. Sam Heronimus of Waterloo; nieces, nephews, great-grand nephews and many other relatives and friends.

--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 11 July 1985, section 2, pg 1


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