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ANDERS, Ivis 1926-1999


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/5/2013 at 08:59:53

Ivis Elvina Anders, of Aplington, passed away Saturday, Dec. 18, 1999, in her home from a cancer illness she had been suffering from the past two years. She reached the age of 73 years, one month and eight days.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Dec. 21, at 1:30 p.m. at the First Reformed Church, Aplington, with Rev. Gary Hegstad officiating. Burial was in the Wellsburg Reformed Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Wendell Anders, Dan Huntrod, Jeffrey Anders, Charles Anders, Kevin Anders and Kyhl Huntrod.

Ivis was born the daughter of Leonard and Mary Maas Schmidt on Nov. 10, 1926, in Grundy County near Wellsburg. She graduated from the Wellsburg High School.

On Jan. 25, 1947, Ivis was united in marriage with Wendell Daniel Anders in the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Following their marriage they made their home in Waterloo for three years. Then they moved to a farm south of Aplington. In 1963 Ivis and Wendell moved to Aplington and to their present home in 1967.

Ivis was an active member of the First Reformed Church in Aplington. She was a member of a sewing club and was a great seamstress. She liked to go golfing and fishing in Minnesota with her family. Ivis and Wendell had spent many winters in Arizona. She loved her family and especially enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her nine year old son, Richard; and her parents.

Ivis is survived by her husband; Wendell Anders of Aplington; one son, Charles Anders and his wife Teah of Arroyo Grande, CA; one daughter, Connie Huntrod and her husband Dan of Altoona; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren, Jeffrey Anders and his wife Jene and their children Nathaniel and Victoria Caitlyn, Kevin Anders, and Sara and Kyle Huntrod.

Schwartz Funeral Home, Aplington, was in charge of the arrangements.

--newspaper clipping, source unknown


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