|Birth: ||Nov. 7, 1919|
|Death: ||May 10, 2006|
WISCONSIN DELLS - Florence E. Anderson, age 86, of Wisconsin Dells, died on Wednesday, May 10, 2006, at St. Marys Hospital in Madison. Florence Elizabeth Paine was born in Escanaba, Mich., on Nov. 7, 1919, to Walter and Lillian (Labre) Paine. On Jan. 28, 1939, she was united in marriage with her childhood sweetheart, Francis W. Anderson, in Lansing, Mich.
A devoted wife and helpmate, Florence was an extremely caring mother and homemaker extraordinaire. She was an avid golfer, bridge player, crossword fanatic, and a gifted musician, dancer, and seamstress. Florence and "Andy" made many good friends in the various places they lived throughout their lives in Stephanson, Mich., various World War II army bases, Fond du Lac, Wis., Bloomington, Minn., Wisconsin Dells, Wis., Schaumberg, Ill., and Hot Springs Village, Ark. Her family and friends are delighted that she is reunited with her best friend and buddy, and that "Frank and Flo" are in the Lord.
Survivors include her five children, Anne (Jim) Carlson of Maplewood, Minn., Francine (Thomas) Butzine of Watertown, William (Mary) Anderson of Wisconsin Dells, Jane (Timothy) Clift of Denver, Colo., and Robert (Kristi) Anderson of Baraboo; 20 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a sister, June Voelker of Wauwatosa; a daughter-in-law, Diane Anderson of Wisconsin Dells; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Mrs. Anderson was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years on Jan. 4, 2004; and two sons, Thomas and Michael.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 12, 2006, at 11 a.m. from ST. CECILIA'S CATHOLIC CHURCH in Wisconsin Dells. Monsignor Felix Oehrlein will preside with burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery in Wisconsin Dells.
Francis William Anderson (1919 - 2004)
Thomas P. Anderson (1948 - 2003)*
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Record added: Aug 11, 2009
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