Obituary: Gladys Anderson of Lessor, Wisconsin

Gladys Anderson was the daughter of Antone Anderson and Lilly (Peterson) Anderson, niece of Johan (John/Jack) and Helena (Blickfeldt) Anderson, and granddaughter of Hans Anderson and Sigrid (Olson) Anderson of Norway, and great-granddaughter of Andrias Anderson, the first Anderson immigrant from Norway in our family. She was a teacher in Lessor, Shawano County, Wisconsin, her hometown, and some still remember her. She went on to teach in nearby schools and never married. She took care of various family members, including her sister, Magdeline (Anderson) Timmons, for many years.

From the Shawano County Journal, Shawano, Wisconsin
October 30, 1996
Obituary: Gladys A. Anderson

Gladys A. Anderson, age 77, died early Monday morning, 28 Oct. 1996 at Birch Hill Health Care Center in Shawano.

She was born Oct. 23, 1919 in the town of Lessor, daughter of the late Anton and Lilly (Peterson) Anderson. Gladys was a teacher for 43 years.

She is survived by a brother Milton (Marcella) Anderson, Green Bay; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by 2 sisters and five brothers.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour. Friends may call at the home funeral home from 2:30 until time of services. Burial will be in Our Savior Lutheran Church Cemetery.

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