|Birth: ||Apr. 13, 1929|
|Death: ||May 16, 2007|
Emma Mae was born to to parents Katheryn Arleigh Shenaut and John Wesley Terpening. Emma lived with her parents until the death of her mother which occurred on July 24, 1938. A couple of years later, her father, John Wesley Terpening due to circumstances beyond his control had to place his children in the Children's Home at Champaign Urbana. They lived there until mother was approximately sixteen years old. Emma was the second to the oldest. Her sister Arleigh Elizabeth, Mom, John Lawrence, Edith Irene, George Thomas Terpening. Only one of Emma's siblings survive. He younger sister Edith Irene of Yuba City, California.
On May 29, 1948, Emma married Ormand "Andy" Anderson, son of Edward Bruce & Lona Olna Kelley Anderson at the Congregational Church in Galesburg, Illinois. Andy died August 31, 2006. Emma and Andy were blessed with eight children. Six whom survive them. Namely Gary Wayne & Linda Anderson, Toulon, IL, Foxie & Ronald Hagerty, Dahinda, IL, Rita Jane & Wendell Saltsman, Kewanee, IL, Edwin & Lisa Anderson, Aledo, IL; John Thomas Anderson of Altona, IL; David & Tracy Anderson of Wichita, KS. Mother leaves 14 grandchildren, 2 Step-grandchildren and five great-grandchildren to carry on her legacy.
Created by: Dave Jones
Record added: Jul 23, 2008
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Blessings to the spouse of my 4th cousin 1x removed|
Added: Jul. 31, 2012
Mom,someone found me & I now have a photo of UR mother when she was a little girl with her twin Brother Uncle Bob. I do not know who put this on here plus, your photo I took at the nursing home but it's nice. Love & miss you mom. Just wish they would of f...(Read more)|
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