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Anderson, Anna Gilbert 1858-1931

ANDERSON, GILBERT

Posted By: Monona County Coordinator (email)
Date: 10/31/2003 at 22:49:56

The Onawa Democrat
11 June 1931

Anna Gilbert Anderson was born February 28, 1858, at Manitowac(sic), Wisconsin, at which place she grew to womanhood. In 1887 she was united in marriage to Nels Anderson, at Merrill, Wisconsin. To this union four children were born, two of them having preceded her in death. One in infancy and Albert about two years ago. Her husband died a little more than a year ago.

She departed this life May 30, 1931, at the age of 73 years, 2 months and 30 days.

She leaves to mourn her passing, two sons, Milo of Chicago and Carl of Soldier; 1 brother in Chicago and one sister in Minneapolis; ten grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held from the C. O. Anderson home and at the church south of Soldier Monday afternoon. A Sioux City minister conducted that funeral services in the absence of the home pastor. The remains were laid to rest in the Soldier Valley cemetery.
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The Onawa Democrat
11 June 1931
Mrs. Anderson Passes Away

Mrs. N.N. Anderson passed quietly away at the home of her son, C.O. Anderson, early Saturday morning after an illness of several months that had kept her bedfast and had caused intense suffering.

Mrs. Anderson had lived in Soldier and on a farm near here since the early days and always willingly done her part towards the upbuilding of our community. Mr. and Mrs. Anderson moved to Soldier several years ago when they returned from the farm. When both of them became ill and no longer able to take care of themselves, they were taken back to their old home farm where Mr. and Mrs. C.O. Anderson gave them all of the care and comfort that was possible for anyone to give.


 

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