Kathy Anderson, of Grasston, passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2011 at the GracePointe Crossing West Gables Rehab in Cambridge. She was 55 years old.
A FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, August 26, 2011 at the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home of Braham.
VISITATION will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
INTERMENT will be in the Grasston Union Cemetery of Grasston.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Humane Society or Ovarian Cancer Research would be appreciated
Kathryn “Kathy” Rae Anderson, Age 55, of Grasston, passed away on August 21, 2001 at Grace Point Crossing in Cambridge, having a positive, optimistic attitude, even in face of having ovarian cancer over an extended time.
Kathy was born in Minneapolis, MN to parents Arvid and Estelle (Maki) Anderson on October 2, 1955. Kathy grew up mainly in Litchfield and Pine City, MN. Kathy studied art extensively at the University of Minnesota and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Kathy obtained a BS nursing degree from Augsburg College and worked, until very recently, as a registered nurse. She truly enjoyed helping her patients and working with her coworkers.
Kathy loved animals and people. She enjoyed the country home she had built where she had her cockatiels, dogs, cats, pet goats and a pet pig. Kathy enjoyed using her artist talents in decorating and gardening. Kathy loved and never missed an opportunity for getting together with family and friends. Kathy was an avid reader and had a wide range of interests.
Kathy is preceded in death by her father Arvid Anderson.
She is survived by her mother Estelle Anderson of Grasston, brothers Claude (Jane) Anderson of Arden Hills, Jon (Judy) Anderson of Appleton, WI; and David Anderson of Grasston; nieces and nephews Jenny (Brian) Johnson, Nathan, Ingrid, and Margaret Anderson; Aunts and Uncles Evelyn Timm (Alden Kendal)of Duluth, Ruth (Carl) Wasmuth of TX, Wilbur (Marjorie)Maki of Eden Prairie, Tom (Lois) Anderson of AK, Sharon Anderson of MO, and Ken Lindblom of NY; special friends Sandy Tharr, Janice Tramm, Karen Blackbird, and John Nordahl; also numerous cousins and friends.