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Bette Jane Woodham Anderson
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Birth: May 2, 1922
Pacific County
Washington, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 2009
Cowlitz County
Washington, USA

May 2, 1922 - Jan. 2, 2009

KELSO - Bette Jane Anderson, 86, of Kelso, died Jan. 2, 2009, peacefully at her home in Kelso. She was born on May 2, 1922, in Seaview, to Claude and Elvira Woodham.

She graduated from Ilwaco High School, attended business school, then worked at Longview Fibre as a secretary prior to marrying ARTHUR EMIL ANDERSON in 1949. They were members of the Kelso Elks and she enjoyed socializing, playing cards and dancing. In 1970, she begun working in the Kelso School District as an instructional aide at Washington School and retired from a Kelso High assignment in 1987. She was an active member of the Longview Senior until 2001, holding numerous positions.

Survivors include her two sons, Mike (Jody) Anderson of Longview and Mark Anderson of Kelso; a son-in-law, Max Grimmett of Arizona; a niece, Judy Wirkkala of Chinook; four grandchildren, Ryan Anderson of Longview, Michaelyn Grimmett of Seattle, Kelsey Anderson of San Francisco, Calif., and Ty Grimmett, Stevensville, Mont. Her loving husband Art preceded her in death in 1996. She is also predeceased by a daughter, Lynda Leigh Grimmett and a sister, Jean Johnson.

She will be laid to rest beside her husband on Wednesday, Jan. 7, in Ilwaco. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. at the Ilwaco Cemetery. In lieu flowers, donations can be made to Longview Senior Center. Arrangements are being made by Penttila's Chapel by the Sea in Long Beach. 
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  Arthur Emil Anderson (1911 - 1996)*
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Ilwaco Cemetery
Pacific County
Washington, USA
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Record added: Jan 20, 2009
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