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Vera Winifred Anderson Griesert
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1926
Balaton
Lyon County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 2008
Alexandria
Douglas County
Minnesota, USA

ECHO PRESS/ALEXANDRIA, MINNESOTA..January7,2009:Vera W. Griesert/Vera W. Griesert,age 82,of Glenwood,died December 31,2008,at the Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria. Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M.,Saturday,January 3, 2009 at Glenwood Lutheran Church in Glenwood with visitation at the church one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery. Arrangements are with Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood.Vera Winifred Anderson was born on April 16, 1926 in Balaton, MN. The 3rd of thirteen children born to David and Emily (Rudebeck) Anderson, she grew up on a farm near Balton. On April 30, 1944, Vera was united in marriage to Elmer A. Griesert in Hondo,TX, which was where Elmer, who was in the US Army, was stationed. In 1947, Elmer and Vera moved to Glenwood, MN, where they purchased a home and raised their family of 5 children. After Elmer passed away in April of 1988, Vera remarried Robert Bresemen on April 25, 1992. The two divorced in June of 2008 and on December 1,2008, she moved to Bethel Manor in Alexandria. Louis Schwartz provided this one: Vera W. Griesert, age 82, of Glenwood, died December 31, 2008, at the Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria. Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M., Saturday, January 3, 2009 at Glenwood Lutheran Church in Glenwood with visitation at the church one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery.
Vera Winifred Anderson was born on April 16, 1926 in Balton, MN. The 3rd of thirteen children born to David and Emily (Rudebeck) Anderson, she grew up on a farm near Balton. On April 30, 1944, Vera was united in marriage to Elmer A. Griesert in Hondo, TX, which was where Elmer, who was in the US Army, was stationed. In 1947, Elmer and Vera moved to Glenwood, MN, where they purchased a home and raised their family of 5 children. After Elmer passed away in April of 1988, Vera remarried Robert Bresemen on April 25, 1992. The two divorced in June of 2008 and on December 1, 2008, she moved to Bethel Manor in Alexandria.
Vera was a homemaker who enjoyed traveling, gardening, morning coffee outings to the local diner, cooking for her family and spending time with her grandchildren. Her hobbies included documenting her many travels in photo albums, sewing, crafting, and canning vegetables and fruits. She was also a longtime member of Glenwood Lutheran Church. Vera will be remembered for her strong opinions, her ability to plan trips well, her involvement with kids' activities, for always making holidays and birthdays special for her family and for having lived in the same house in Glenwood for over 60 years. Vera is survived by her children, Richard Griesert of Vicksburg, MI and Brian (Deb) Griesert of Osakis, MN; Elaine (Stan) Karste of Glenwood, MN, Debra (David) Carbone of Glenwood, MN, and Lisa (Jonathan) Rosenberg of Alexandria, MN; 7 grandchildren, Kirk (Jes) Karste, Alex Sneddon (and special friend, Rikki Bommersbach), Sasha Sneddon, Darren Griesert, Eric Griesert, Austyn Griesert and Blake Rosenberg; 2 great-grandchildren, Sophia Kampa and Simone Karste; 6 sisters, Rose Brunson of Everett, MN, Jean Griesert of Parkers Prairie, MN, Phyllis Drum of Deer Creek MN, Dorothy Foner of Glenwood, MN, Shirley Jacobs of Kensington, MN and Darlene "Susie" Stevens of Two Harbors, MN; and 1 brother, Kenneth Anderson of Lake Stevens, WA.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Elmer in 1988; 4 brothers, Gale, Lyle, Emroy and Glenn Anderson; 1 sister, Lorraine Hillbery; and a son-in-law, Craig Boelke.



 
 
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 Parents:
  David Nathaniel Anderson (1898 - 1986)
  Amelia Caroline Rudebeck Anderson (1903 - 1996)
 
 Spouse:
  Elmer Albert Griesert (1918 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Gale Alden Anderson (1922 - 1985)*
  Lorraine Caroline Anderson Hillbery (1924 - 1993)*
  Vera Winifred Anderson Griesert (1926 - 2008)
  Lyle Thurman Anderson (1928 - 2004)*
  Dorothy Katherine Anderson Foner (1936 - 2013)*
  Emroy Curtis David Anderson (1938 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glenwood Lutheran Cemetery
Glenwood
Pope County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Lisa
Record added: Sep 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42052361
Vera Winifred <i>Anderson</i> Griesert
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