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Obituaries

November 13, 2013

Nellie Anderson

— Nellie Anderson

          Eagle Lake resident, Nellie Anderson, 92, died Sunday, November 10, 2013 at Mayo Clinic Health System-Mankato.  Funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Eagle Lake Church of Christ.  Interment will be at Woodland Hills Memorial Park.  Visitation will be from 5-7 on Friday at the church and will continue 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday.  Woodland Hills Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

        Nellie was born May 26, 1921 on the family farm in Crawford County, WI, to Ernest and Matilda (Borland) McKittrick.  She attended grade school in Coher County School and Readstown High School.  She married C.O. "Andy" Anderson on February 10, 1941 in Rock Rapids, IA and helped him run Dairy Bar in Westby, WI until Andy went in the service.  After moving to Eagle Lake from LaCrosse, WI she worked for Johnson Cleaners and Midtex for 28 years.  Along with her husband, she co-founded the Auto Restorers Club of Southern MN. Nellie spent many years teaching Sunday school at Eagle Lake Church of Christ and loved going out to eat and spending time with her family.

        She is survived by daughters, Carolyn Kowceun (Nick James) of Mankato, Elaine Vyskocil of Rosemount; grandchildren, Tricia Hering (Tom), Traci Wallin (Josh) both of Mankato, Shelly Hanson (Steve) of Waconia, Christine Reed (Ty) of Rochester; great grandchildren, Hunter and Halle Kowceun, Derek Harman, Kylen Wallin, Ashlyn and Gavin Hering, Michaela, Kylee, Carter Reed, Cole and Caitlyn Hanson; brother, Arland McKittrick of Viola, WI; sisters-in-law, Janet Morse (Mike) of Elgin, IL, Kathy Anderson of Westby, WI, Betty Anderson of Readstown, WI; numerous nieces and nephews.

        She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Andy; brothers, Oscar, Melvin, Neely and Archie; sisters, Myrle, Olive, Ella and Nathell.

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