Anna Mae Andersen

Graveside services for Anna Mae Andersen, 85, Baldwin City, will be 2 p.m. Monday, August 12, 2013 at Clinton Cemetery.

Mrs. Andersen died Thursday, August 8, 2013, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born August 3, 1928 in Clinton, Kansas, the daughter of Jesse and Anna Hellstrom Brown. She graduated from Vinland High School in 1947 and has lived in the area her whole life.

Mrs. Andersen has worked as homemaker and a linen clerk for Lawrence Memorial Hospital before her retirement. She enjoyed reading and taking care of her dogs. She also was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW.

She married Harold Elmer “Andy” Andersen, September 2, 1950, in Lawrence. He died in 1981.

Survivors include sons, Darrell Andersen and wife Virginia Sommerville of Topeka, Allan Andersen of Baldwin City; daughter, Ila Russell and husband Vern of Lawrence; 5 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends following the graveside service at the VFW Post 852, 1801 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, Kansas 66044.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, PO Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.

Messages & Condolences

From Wayne and Linda Jackson...

So sorry for the loss of your Mother, if we can help let us know.

From Carol Langston...

I will miss my friend Anna. She was a special lady I work in food service many years and Anna was a joy

From Amanda Reusch...

I have a lot of very fond memories of Anna from my childhood. Thinking of your family during this time of sorrow! Take care Darrell, Kelly, and Stacie. I know this is a very hard time for all of you!

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