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Bessie Alfreda Berglund Anderson
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1890
Stratford
Hamilton County
Iowa, USA
Death: May 25, 1991
Stratford
Hamilton County
Iowa, USA

Stratford Courier
May 29, 1991

Bessie A. Anderson, age 100, of Stratford, passed away at the Stratford Care Center in Stratford on Saturday, May 25, 1991, where she had been a resident since 1985.

She was born August 30, 1890, north of Stratford, the daughter of Peter and Anna Olson Berglund. On March 9, 1909, she married David Anderson in Boone, Iowa. He passed away in 1925. On June 17, 1938, she married Luther Anderson in Boone, Iowa. He passed away in 1948.

She was a homemaker and was librarian at the Stratford Library for a number of years. She was a member of the Stratford Lutheran Church and a Gold Star mother of the American Legion Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her two husbands, two sons, one brother and six sisters.

Survivors include four daughters, Helen Burgeson of West Des Moines; Eunice Borg of Pleasantville, N.Y.; Mary Larson and Eileen Larson, both of Stratford; one sister, Mellie Erickson of Stratford; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Services were held Tuesday, May 28 at 10:30 a.m. in the Stratford Lutheran Church with Rev. Jenny Edinger officiating. Interment was in the Mineral Ridge Cemetery, west of Ridgeport, Iowa.

Organist was Ardelle Phipps; flower ladies, Margaret Crim and Lois Swanson and pallbearers were: William Larson, Roger Larson, Daniel Larson, John Larson, Phillip Larson and Greg Larson. 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Olsson Berglund (1860 - 1900)
  Anna Olsdotter Berglund (1863 - 1945)
 
 Spouses:
  David Olof Anderson (1876 - 1925)
  Luther Alfred Anderson (1883 - 1948)
 
 Children:
  Ernest David Anderson (1910 - 1982)*
  Julia Eileen Anderson Larson (1918 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clara Sophia Berglund Erickson (1883 - 1966)*
  Nellie Christina Berglund Engstrom (1885 - 1921)*
  Anna Matilda Berglund Anderson (1887 - 1976)*
  Elin Emelia Berglund Erickson (1888 - 1992)*
  Bessie Alfreda Berglund Anderson (1890 - 1991)
  Selma Caroline Berglund Carlberg (1893 - 1986)*
  Olaf Edward Berglund (1894 - 1982)*
  Edith Marie Berglund Iles (1896 - 1972)*
  Esther Helena Berglund Knuth (1898 - 1969)*
  Emma Lorena Berglund (1900 - 1901)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mineral Ridge Cemetery
Ridgeport
Boone County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: abbylynn
Originally Created by: Cathy
Record added: Dec 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45400867
Bessie Alfreda <i>Berglund</i> Anderson
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Bessie Alfreda <i>Berglund</i> Anderson
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Bessie Alfreda <i>Berglund</i> Anderson
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 Added: Sep. 6, 2011
 
 
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