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Lucille Van Wie Anderson

  • Birth 24 Jul 1929 Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
  • Death 7 Mar 2009 Osakis, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Nelson, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
  • Plot Sec. 3 Blk 26 Lot 2E
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  • Memorial ID 98444336

Obituary – Alexandria Echo Press, published Friday, March 13, 2009
Lucille Anderson, 79
Lucille Anderson, 79, rural Osakis, passed away at her home on Saturday evening, March 7, 2009.
Lucille was born July 24, 1929 to Clayton and Rosa (Groenwaldt) Van Wie. She graduated from Alexandria High School in 1947. Lucille worked in Alexandria for American Laundry and then at Alexandria Electric as a bookkeeper. On April 30th, 1949 Lucille was united in marriage to Natyn Anderson in South Dakota. They returned to farm in Osakis Township, Douglas County, for many years. Lucille enjoyed country life and in addition to raising their three children, she also helped on the farm by raising chickens, ducks, geese, sheep, pigs and cows.
Lucille was an active member of United Methodist Church in Osakis and served as president of the Methodist Women's association for many years and taught Sunday school. She also belonged to the Osakis Senior Center, Memorial Home Auxiliary and met regularly with a homemakers' group. She was also a 4-H leader for the Fancy Farmers 4-H Club. Some of her favorite things included bowling, square dancing, traveling, playing cards, and letter writing.
She was a wonderful cook who raised a large garden each year and canned enough produce to feed her family all winter long. Every Christmas she made a lutefisk dinner for Natyn. At flea markets and garage sales, Lucille was always on the lookout to add to her collection of antique cream pitchers. Other hobbies she enjoyed were making homemade wines, knitting, reading and doing word puzzles. She was a loving wife, mother, grandma and sister who will be dearly missed by her family, neighbors and friends. Blessed be her memory.
She is survived by her husband of almost 60 years, Natyn Anderson of Osakis; children, Herbert (Gloria) Anderson of New Ulm, Roslyn Zippa of Maple Grove, Gary (Sally) Anderson of Kansas City, MO; six grandchildren; two great grandsons; and one brother Everett (Mary) Van Wie of Scandia.
Preceding her in death were her parents; and a brother Russel Van Wie.
Memorial services will be held for Lucille on Saturday, March 14, at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Osakis with the Rev. Mark Bateson officiating. Organist is Janet Sampson. Inurnment will be at Nelson Cemetery in Nelson, Minnesota.
Arrangements are with Roy-Hetland Funeral Home in Osakis.

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1930 census with her parents:
name: Lucile H Van Wie
event: Census
event date: 1930
event place: Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota
gender: Female
age: 0
marital status: Single
race: White
birthplace: Minnesota
estimated birth year: 1930
immigration year:
relationship to head of household: Daughter
father's birthplace: Iowa
mother's birthplace: Iowa
enumeration district number: 0004
family number: 70
sheet number and letter: 3A
line number: 25
nara publication: T626, roll 1085
film number: 2340820
digital folder number: 4610039
image number: 00809
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Clayton H Van Wie M 28 Iowa
wife Rose F Van Wie F 25 Iowa
son Russell F Van Wie M 2 Minnesota
daughter Lucile H Van Wie F 0 Minnesota

Her father on the 1920 census with his parents and sibs:
name: Clayton H Van Wie
residence: , Douglas, Minnesota
estimated birth year: 1902
age: 18
birthplace: Iowa
relationship to head of household: Son
gender: Male
race: White
marital status: Single
father's birthplace:
mother's birthplace:
film number: 1820828
digital folder number: 4312176
image number: 00472
sheet number: 1
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Frank Van Wie M 46y Iowa
wife Augusta Van Wie F 45y Iowa
son Clayton H Van Wie M 18y Iowa
son William Van Wie M 14y Iowa
dau Grace Van Wie F 12y Iowa
son Leon Van Wie M 6y Minnesota

Lucille's parents are buried in Kinkead Cemetery, in Alexandria, Minnesota.
VANWIE Clayton 1901 1935
VANWIE Rosa 1905 1956

Family Members

Gravesite Details Spouse: Natyn Anderson Born: Osakis, Minn. Parents: Clayton and Rosa (Groenwaldt) Van Wie Burial date: 14 March 2009





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  • Added: 7 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 98444336
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lucille Van Wie Anderson (24 Jul 1929–7 Mar 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 98444336, citing Nelson Cemetery, Nelson, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Rose (contributor 47954131) .