|Birth: ||Jul. 28, 1939|
|Death: ||Oct. 10, 2013|
Leah Doreen Anderson, 74, of Edmond, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, went home to be with the Lord on October 10, 2013. She was born in Osborne, KS July 28, 1939, to Bessie Roberta (Robertson) and James W. Watson. She grew up in Kansas and graduated from Grand Island High School, Grand Island, NE. She attended Doane College, where she studied organ music. It was at Doane that she met the love of her life, Dick Anderson. Leah and Dick were married on July 25, 1959, and they had two sons, Jim and David; and two daughters, Laura and Linda. Leah accompanied the choir on the organ at Trinity Lutheran Church, Grand Island, NE; gave piano lessons; and later on, played the organ part time at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Edmond, OK. Her love of music has been carried on through her family. Leah was preceded in death by her parents; and granddaughter, Megan Leah. She is survived by sons: Jim Anderson and wife Jeanne, of Portland, OR; David Anderson and wife Lisa, of Midwest City, OK; daughters, Laura Hutcheson and husband Dave, of Belleville, IL; and Linda Anderson, of Beaver Dam, VA; a very special friend, Molly Sharp, of Beaver Dam, VA; grandsons, Connor Felch and Jimmy Anderson; granddaughters, Jamie Chrysochou, Maggie Felch, and Kayla Anderson; great-granddaughters, Ashleigh Croft, Emily See, and Marilyn Tucker; sister-in-law, Jenice Bates and husband Roger, of Syracuse, NE; brother-in-law, Bob Anderson and wife Mariann, of Geneva, NE; cousins, nieces and nephews, and friends. All who knew and loved her will dearly miss Leah. Public visitation will be held on Monday, October 14, 2013, 12-8 p.m. at Matthews Funeral Home, 601 S. Kelly, Edmond, OK. A service of celebration for the life of Leah Anderson will be held at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 308 N.W. 164th in Edmond, OK, at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. Interment will be in Shickley Public Cemetery, Shickley, NE, with the Farmer & Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Agape Fund.
Published in The Oklahoman on Oct. 13, 2013
James Winfield Watson (1914 - 1975)
Bessie Roberta Robertson Watson (1915 - 2002)
Created by: Steven Laird
Record added: Oct 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118636989
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