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ANDERSON, Margaret K. 1914 - 2001


Posted By: Pat Ludeke (email)
Date: 12/4/2017 at 17:25:13

Margaret K. Anderson, 87, died Tuesday Dec. 11, 2001, at the Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake, Iowa. Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 14, at Zion Lutheran Church, Clear Lake, with the Rev. Kermit Roisen officiating. Interment was in Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City, Iowa.

Memorials may be given to the Margaret K. Anderson Memorial Fund.

Margaret was born July 13, 1914 in Thornton, Iowa, the daughter of Elmer and Lela (Floy) Nelson. She went to country school and graduated from Thornton High School in 1931. On Dec. 15, 1935 Margaret married Marvin Anderson in Thornton. They moved to a farm near Swaledale, Iowa in 1936.

In 1948 they moved to Clear Lake. Margaret worked at the Clear Lake Bakery from 1954 to 1959. She then worked part time at several cafes in Clear Lake.

Margaret enjoyed her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, visiting with her friends and having coffee, and going on car rides. She also enjoyed going to the Do Day Club at church to make quilts, and knitting afghans for family and friends. She also enjoyed watching baseball.

Margaret was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and Hope Circle.

Margaret is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Levenhagen, Des Moines, Iowa; three sons, Gary Anderson, Clear Lake, Dennis Anderson and his wife, Marcia, Clear Lake, and David Anderson and his wife, Judy, Clear Lake; nine grandchildren, Sherri Olson and her husband, Todd, Nicole Lyon and her husband, Mike, Travis Anderson, Jason Anderson and his wife, Rachel, Joel Anderson and Jody Davis, Jacob Anderson, Scott Hakes and his special friend, Ellen, Jaime Hakes, and Jennifer Allen; fourteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a brother-in-law, Floyd Harms and his wife, Mary, Mason City; special friend Linda Bowers and her husband, David, Clear Lake, two nieces and their spouses; and two nephews and their spouses.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Marvin in 1989; and one sister, Ruth Harms.


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