Julia Anderson obituary

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Friday, July 25, 1947
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Miss Julia Anderson's Remains
Brought Here for Burial

Julia Anderson, daughter of Halvor and Marion Anderson, was born on a farm in Mitchell County Ia., Nov. 22 1867. She was baptized in infancy, and confirmed by Rev. Johan Olson in the Lutheran church of St. Ansgar Iowa.

She was a faithful member and worker in the Lutheran church. She was stricken with a heart attack and passed away July 25, 1947 at Wahoo, Neb., at the age of 79 yrs 8 months and three days.

As a young woman, she learned the dress making trade at which she worked for a number of years, later taking up the military trade and was in the millinery business in Lyle, Minn., for several years before going to Chehalis, Wash., in 1920.

She came back from Washington a year ago and went to Wahoo, Neb., to make her home with her sister, Mrs. Hannah Franson. She leaves to mourn her departure, two brothers and four sisters, [illegible: Bamard?] and Nils of Lyle, Minn: Mrs. Caroline Jonas of Chehalis, Washington, Mrs. Hannah Franson of Wahoo, Neb., Miss Mina Anderson of Lyle, Minn, and Mrs. (Belle) Thor Hermanson of Northwood Iowa besides Mr. Mrs. T Hermanson, Northwood, several nephews and nieces.

Her parents and four brothers and three sisters preceded her in death. Blessed be her memory.

Those from out of town attending the funeral:
Mrs. Hannah Franson Wahoo Nebr.
Mrs. G. Linden Council Bluffs, Ia.
Mrs. Fred Schuster, Chehalis, Wash.
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Anderson, Mpls.
Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Robertson, Mpls.
Mr. and Mrs. Harlis Anderson St. Paul
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Rockafellow
of Toetervile, Iowa.

The funeral services were held at the Lyle Lutheran church Monday afternoon and were conducted by Rev. John Skepstad, asst. pastor of the Austin Lutheran church. The pall bearers were Albert Hanson, Magnus Hanson, Peter Nelson, Edwin Carlson, Raymond Carlson. Peter Anderson

A telegram from Miss Anderson's pastor and congregation at Chehalis was read at the funeral.

The remains were brought to Lyle, Sunday.

Interment was at Pleasant Hill cemetery.


We wish to express our thanks to all who assisted, or showed sympathy at this time of sorrow, especially to Mrs. Lillegaard who sang at the funeral, and Elaine Eggen, the pianist, to the pall bearers and friends who contributed memorial gifts, flowers, etc.
The Anderson Family