A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Stevens Point, with the Rev. Howard Hintzman officiating. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Wild Rose.
Visitation will be held at the church from noon Saturday until the service.
Memorials should be given to the Wild Rose Historical Society, PO Box 63, Wild Rose, WI 54984.
Mrs. Anderson Ansorge was born April 27, 1921, in the town of Rose in Waushara County, a daughter of the late Rodney S. Murty and Blanche Irene Etheridge. She graduated from Wild Rose High School in 1938 and attended college in Stevens Point for two years.
She was married to Melvin Lewis Anderson on Aug. 20, 1944, in Wild Rose. They divorced in 1955.
She was married to Leslie Ansorge in 1975 in Gillett. He preceded her in death.
She began her teaching career at White River, a one-room school outside of Wautoma. In the fall of 1956 she took a job teaching on the Indian Reservation in Lac du Flambeau. The next two years she taught in Phelps. In the fall of 1959, she took a teaching job at Lincoln Elementary School in Stevens Point. She next taught at Washington School. She continued her education and received a master’s degree in library science. She worked in school libraries at Emerson, Jackson and Roosevelt schools, retiring in 1986.
She was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, the League of Women Voters, the Republican Party and the Wild Rose Historical Society.
She moved to assisted living at Oakridge in Stevens Point after fracturing her hip.
Survivors include one daughter, Pam Anderson, Madison; one son, Michael (Sue) Anderson, Prior Lake, Minn.; two grandsons; and four great-grandchildren.