Lona Engar <I>Kaer</I> Anderson

Lona Engar Kaer Anderson

Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 25 Sep 2004 (aged 87)
Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Varco, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 11552531 · View Source
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Lona Engar Kaer Anderson, 87, of Austin, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at Austin Medical Center.

She was born Aug. 17, 1917, in Austin, to Sigurd Sigvald and Buletha (Pedersen) Kaer.
After graduating from Austin High School in 1935, she worked on her parents' farm south of Austin and for a government farm program office until her marriage in 1939 to Ercell Anderson. The couple bought a farm in Windom Township, where they lived until Ercell's death in 1981.
As a teenager, Lona was a charter member of the Enterprise 4-H Club. After her marriage, she belonged to BBB Club, a social organization of farm wives in her neighborhood. She also belonged to the Happy Thought Club, a part of the running of the Enterprise-Rose Creek Cemetery.
She grew up in the Christian Science Church, but had been a member of First United Methodist for many years. She was active in several organizations in the church.
After her husband's death in 1981, Lona moved to the Lincoln Apartments in Austin, and several years later, to an apartment at the Cedars of Austin. After living for short periods of time in nursing homes in Grand Meadow and Freeport, Ill., Lona returned to The Cedars of Austin, this time in assisted living. She resided there until her death.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Freda and Charles Schneider, Rochester; Dena and Michael Burke, Freeport, Ill.; one granddaughter; two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. today, Sept. 28, 2004, at the mortuary and Wednesday at the church for one hour before the service.
Memorial Service: 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Austin with the Rev. Patricia M. Toschak officiating.
Interment: Enterprise Cemetery, Austin.
Funeral Home: Clasen-Jordan Mortuary, Austin.

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  • Created by: K McAlister P
  • Added: 17 Aug 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11552531
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lona Engar Kaer Anderson (17 Aug 1917–25 Sep 2004), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11552531, citing Rose Creek Cemetery, Varco, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by K McAlister P (contributor 46787693) .