Mar. 14, 1933 Wolbach Greeley County Nebraska, USA
Anna Osella Andersen Passed Away Tuesday –
Mrs. Anna Osella Andersen, mother of Bart and Obel Andersen, died at her home 7 ½ miles north of Wolbach, Tuesday, March 14 at the age of 80 years, 1 month and 21 days. She had been bedfast for 28 months.
Mrs. Andersen was born at Tranam, Denmark, January 21, 1853, came to America in 1878. She was united in marriage to John Andersen in 1887 to Minnesota where they lived for 17 years; then moved to Iowa near Council Bluffs in 1904. In 1910 they moved on their farm north of Wolbach, where she has lived since.
Her husband died in 1914, and one son Oscar passed away March 21,1928. Four sons survive her, namely: Andrew Nelson of Brayton, Ia., and Chas Nelson of Racine, Ia., sons by her first marriage; Bart Andersen and Obel Andersen of Wolbach; also two sisters, one brother and 14 grand children.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at Trinity Lutheran church and burial in Wolbach cemetery.
Wolbach Messenger, Wolbach, Nebraska, Thursday, March 16, 1933 --------
Funeral Services Held For Anna Anderson –
Funeral services, conducted by Dr. R. A. White were held in Trinity Lutheran church, Friday afternoon, March 17, 1933 for Mrs. Anna Osella Anderson. A large number of relatives and friends were present to pay their final tribute to the deceased. Burial was made in the Wolbach cemetery.
As a correction of the obituary as printed in the Messenger last week, the home of Charles Nelson, a son by Mrs. Anderson's first marriage, is at Massens, Iowa, instead of Racine, Iowa.
Charles Nelson, son Glen, daughter Evelyn and daughter-in-law Mrs. Edwin C. Nelson of Massens and Andrew Nelson of Brayton, Ia, were here for the funeral, returning to their homes Saturday.
Mrs. Anderson, whose maiden name was Anna Osella Berthelsen was baptized and confirmed as a child in the Danish Lutheran church in her native country of Denmark.
The family, having lived at the farm north of Wolbach since 1910, is well known throughout this community, and the surviving relatives have the sincere sympathy of all.
CARD OF THANKS – We take this means of expressing our sincere thanks to our many friends and neighbors for their many acts of kindness, help and sympathy, extended to us during the illness and at the time of the death of our beloved mother. Andrew Nelson, Charles Nelson, Bart Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Obel Anderson.
Wolbach Messenger, Wolbach, Nebraska, Thursday, March 23, 1933, transcribed by Linda Berney