GRAETTINGER - Funeral services for Irene Anderson, 92, of Wallingford will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, at United Methodist Church in Graettinger with Pastor Mike Shaffer officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at United Methodist Church in Graettinger. Interment will be at High Lake Township Cemetery in Wallingford.
She died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Lakeside Lutheran Home in Emmetsburg.
Lydia Irene (Lundgren) Anderson, the daughter of Albert and Ellen (Hagstrom) Lundgren, was born June 15, 1920, in Ayrshire.
She received her education in country schools and Graettinger.
On June 15, 1943, Irene was united in marriage to Wesley Anderson. The couple made their home and raised their family in the Ingham Lake and High Lake area since 1944. Irene along with being a homemaker was employed in a cafe in Graettinger. She was also employed at several grocery stores; McAdams Clothings and Hubacher Hardware all in Estherville. Wesley died Oct. 6, 2008.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Graettinger and also belonged to the Good Samaritan Center Auxiliary in Estherville.
Left to cherish Irene's memory are her three children, Wayne Anderson and his wife, Karen, of Graettinger, Ramona Fleck and her husband, Austin, "Bud" of Spencer and Joyce Brown and her husband, Tyrone, of Kingwood, Texas; grandchildren, Brad and Shawna Anderson, Brent and Penny Anderson, Kent DeBerg, Kevin DeBerg, Koreen DeBerg, Danielle (Brown) and Scott Hancock and Daylon Brown; great-grandchildren, Olivia and Isabella, Lydia, Kasey, Bryce, Brandon and Ryan, Zachery and her brother, Glenn.
Preceding Irene in death were her husband; parents and siblings, Rolfe, Roy, Chester, Ellis, Bob, Vera, Marie, Vivian and Ruby. Online condolences may be sent to www.henryolsonfuneral.com.