Mary E. Anderson, 89, Nelsonville, died Monday, March 5, 2001, at St. Michael’s Hospital.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Nelsonville Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Gretchen Anderson officiating. Burial will be in South New Hope Lutheran cemetery in the town of New Hope.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Voie Funeral Home in Iola and again from noon Friday at the church until the services.
Memorials may be made to the South New Hope Cemetery and Nelsonville Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.
Mrs. Anderson was born Aug. 2, 1911, in Gladmar, Saskatchewan, Canada, a daughter of the late Frank and Barbara (Keller) Oberkirsch.
She was married to J. Gerhard Anderson on Oct. 29, 1932 in Chicago, Ill. He died Oct. 2, 1995.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include two daughters, Kathleen (Tom) Thiege, Iola, Karen (Dennis) Koehler Stevens Point; one son, Gary (Elaine) Anderson, Nelsonville; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by four sisters, Suse, Anna, Katherine and Magdalina; and two brothers, Joseph and Frank Oberkisch.