|Birth: ||Feb. 11, 1924|
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 2011|
MILDRED C. ANDERSON
Mildred C. Anderson, age 87, a longtime resident of Portage, passed away Thursday, February 24, 2011.
She was born on February 11, 1924 in Indiana Harbor, the daughter of Charles and Clara Miller.
Millie was married to Ransom C. Anderson on November 15, 1941 in Hammond and they celebrated over 64 years of marriage. She worked as a bookkeeper for Walgreen's Drug Stores retiring in 1989 and also managed the Santa Storage Rental facility for over 31 years. Millie was a member of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church, the Lydia Circle, and the Lutheran Women's Mission League. She loved to read, bake, play games, do crossword puzzles, play bunco, and crochet. Millie is survived by her loving family: daughter, Marcia (Steve) Bellovary of Anaheim, CA; son, Carl (Carol) Anderson of Portage; son, Alan (Judy) Anderson of Portage; grandchildren: Lisa (Joe) Calhoun, Kim (Bill) Nondorf, Debbie (Scott) Simpson, Keri (Kevin) Symons, Kristina Anderson, Michael Anderson, and Mark Anderson; nine great grandchildren, and other loving family and dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ransom Anderson; infant daughter, Cynthia Rae Anderson; great grandson, Christian Anderson-Calhoun; brother, Carl Miller; brother, Alan Miller; and her faithful companion, Murphy. A visitation for Mildred Anderson will be held from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday, February 27, 2011 at Rees Funeral Home – Olson Chapel, 5341 Central Avenue, Portage. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 28, 2011 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 5402 U.S. Highway 6, Portage with Reverend Timothy Engel, officiating. Entombment will be at Graceland Cemetery in Valparaiso.
Memorials in Millie's memory may be made to Holy Cross Lutheran Church.
For further information, please call Rees Funeral Home at (219) 762-3013
Published in The Times on February 26, 2011
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