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SANDERSON, Lois 1926-2008


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/24/2019 at 18:37:06

Lois Sanderson, 82, of Beaman, died Sunday, October 5th, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 8th, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown with Pastor David Burling of the Memorial Lutheran Church in Nevada officiating. Private interment will be in the Oakland Cemetery at Beaman on Thursday. Visitation will be 5-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Born Lois Lindaman on January 26th, 1926, at Wellsburg, Iowa, she was the daughter of William and Ida (Riebkes) Lindaman. She graduated from the Wellsburg High School Class of 1943 followed by a year of nursing school. She resided in Washington D.C. at the age of 19, working for the FBI. Mrs. Sanderson lived the past 17 years with her son, Ricky at Beaman and from 1978 to 1991 in Chicago working at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn. She also worked at the Beaman Library. In the late 1960s, she worked at MACH in the OB department. Lois treasured her family, was compassionate and very generous - always had an extra setting for dinner for anyone.

On February 15th, 1948, she was united in marriage to Marvin Eldon Sanderson at Wellsburg. They farmed near Beaman, and though they parted later in life, they remained friends that were blessed by ten children including: Jerry (Linda) of Liscomb, Kenny (Lori) of Gladbrook, Barb (Jim) Croxdale of Ames, Bobby (Joni) of Beaman, Ricky of Beaman, LeeAnn Switzer (Scott Bittner) of Union, Gary (Sergio Quinonez Montaldo) of Iowa City, Denny (Lynnette) of Beaman, Linda (Curt) Hoff of Nevada and Lori Budziak of Aurora, CO, 23 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, her sisters Arlene (Dale) Heetland of Ackley and Marjorie (Richard) Sweet of Waterloo, sisters-in-law Betty Lindaman of Tulsa, OK, and Ruth (John) Glessner of Conrad, numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

In death she has rejoined her parents, brother Alvin and former husband and father of her children, Marvin who died January 20, 1991.

--Mitchell Family Funeral Home (www.mitchellfn.com)


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