|Birth: ||Dec. 9, 1920|
|Death: ||Apr. 5, 2012|
A funeral service for Alice A. Anderson, of Omaha, Neb., formerly of Lakefield took place April 10 at the First United Methodist Church in Lakefield with Pastor Kathy Brandt officiating. Burial was at Lakefield Memorial Park Cemetery. Alice A. Anderson died at the Douglas County Healthcare Center in Omaha, Neb., on April 5.
Alice Annabelle Anderson was born on Dec. 9, 1920 in Bingham Lake, the daughter of Emil and Bessie (Ysker) Thor. She graduated from Bingham Lake High School. She was united in marriage to Arne T. Anderson on March 8, 1939 at the Lutheran parsonage in Lakefield. After farming, they moved into Lakefield in 1965. She then worked at the creamery and as an egg candler before becoming a housekeeper at the Lakefield Hospital and the Colonial Manor Nursing Home. Arne passed away on July 24, 1986. She continued to make her home in Lakefield until moving to Omaha to be closer to her brother.
Alice had been a member of the United Methodist Church, where she had been baptized and confirmed. She loved nature; she enjoyed gardening and driving in the fall to look at the trees changing colors. She enjoyed socializing and spending time with her friends and especially enjoyed playing pranks. She cherished her family and spent many hours playing with her grandchildren. She loved to laugh and giggle and had a huge zest for life.
Alice is survived by her brother Roger (Phyllis) Thor of Windom, daughter-in-law, Dorothy Anderson of Sherburn, son-in-law, Eldon Werner of Waterloo, Iowa; seven grandchildren, Stacey Anderson (Grant), Serina (Jim) Bates, Scott (Lisa) Anderson, Sara (Chris) Carson, Russell Werner, Lee Werner, Julie (Bob) Cotton; 17 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren and several cherished nieces and nephews.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son, Richard "Andy" Anderson, a daughter, Patricia Werner, a sister, Pearl (Bill) Bell, a brother, John (Jackie) Thor and special friend, Herman Hoeffker.
Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
Record added: Apr 09, 2010
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