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Jeanette Anderson

November 6, 1922 January 18, 2018
Jeanette Anderson
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Memorial Service for Jeanette Anderson, age 95, of Farmington, Minnesota will be 10:30 AM, Friday, January 26, 2018 at White Funeral Home in Farmington, Minnesota. Visitation is one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Arrangements are provided by Hartquist Funeral Home in Tyler and White Funeral Home in Farmington, Minnesota.

Jeanette Mae Anderson was born November 6, 1922 to John and Emma (Cliff) Gourley in Sherburn, Minnesota. She grew up in Sherburn and after graduating from Sherburn High School she attended school in Mankato, Minnesota. She was united in marriage to Raoul Anderson on October 4, 1941 at the Gourley home in Sherburn. Their union was blessed with two children, Curt and Susan, and fifty years of life together. The couple lived briefly in California during World War II and then returned to Minnesota, living at Ellsworth, Delevan, and Farmington. Jeanette served as a church secretary for many years, and secretary for the Soil and Conservation Service. Raoul died in 1995. Jeanette continued to reside in Farmington until May 2015 when she moved to Tyler in southwest Minnesota to be closer to her son. She made her home at Danebod Village. Following a decline in health, Jeanette died at Avera Tyler Hospital on January 18, 2018 at the age of 95.

Jeanette was a longtime member of the Farmington Lutheran Church. She served as secretary and sang in the choir. She participated in a women’s singing group. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, golf, bowling, playing bridge, bird watching, and especially time spent with her family.

Jeanette is lovingly remembered by her son, Curt (Pam) Anderson of Tyler, MN; son-in-law Raymond Grinsteinner of Stillwater, MN; four grandchildren, Bretta (Kurt Bieniek) Grinsteinner, Matthew Grinsteinner, Christopher (Erikka) Anderson, and Nora (Arnold) Frye; six great-grandchildren, Todd, Oliver, Emma, Trevor, Avalee, and Brady; a niece, Tamara Westover; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raoul; her parents, John and Emma; her daughter, Susan Grinsteinner; and her sisters, Eileen Espensen and Catherine Anderson.

Blessed be her memory.

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