|Birth: ||Oct. 17, 1927|
|Death: ||May 20, 2009|
Elverna E. Anderson of Frederic died at the St. Croix Regional Medical Center in St. Criox Falls following a brief but courageous battle with cancer. She was 81.
Elverna was born Elverna Zimmer on October 17, 1927, in Chicago, Ill., to Elizabeth (Markette) and Stephen Zimmer. She attended school in Chicago and graduated from Foreman High School in 1945. Following graduation, she moved with her family to Shell Lake where her family farmed.
Shortly after moving to Wisconsin she met Gordon W. Anderson. They were married on June 5, 1948 at Heart Lake Lutheran Church. To this union, nine children were born. The family made their home in Wisconsin and Illinois and finally settled near Frederic in 1975. Elverna resided here until she passed away.
She enjoyed gardening, knitting, reading, cooking and baking. She also loved the occasional shopping dates with her daughters. Most of all, Elverna cherished the time she spent with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. They brought joy, love and laughter to her life. She taught them so much about living a caring, loving and faithful life. She will be dearly missed.
Elverna leaves to celebrate her memory, children; Betty (Michael) Soine, Robert (Linda) Anderson, Mary Ann (Richard) Stone, James Anderson, Patty (Ron) Fredericks, Richard Anderson (Sandra Huffman), Linda (Jeff) Clausen, Karen (Steve) Edgell, many grandchildren, several great grandchildren, brother, Stephen (Nancy) Zimmer, and other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Elizabeth and Stephen Zimmer, husband Gordon W. Anderson and her son, Gerry Anderson.
Funeral services were May 15 at St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Frederic with Pastor Freddie Arveda Kirk officiating. Music was provided by vocalist Kordi Kurkowski and organist Liz Ruhn.
Elverna will be laid to rest next to her husband Gordon W. Anderson at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Frederic. Pallbearers will be Justin and Adam Soine, Matthew Cannon, Gordon Stone, Larry Johnson, Lorin Schmidt, Travis Clausen and Zach Edgell.
Please visit kolstadfamilyfuneralhome.com for online condolences.
Arrangements by the Kolstad Family Funeral Home of Centuria.
As written in the Osceola Sun
Gordon W Anderson (1922 - 2000)*
Maple Grove Cemetery
Created by: Kathy Greener
Record added: May 26, 2009
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