Martha E. Anderson, nee Sorgea, 87, of Highland, Ill., formerly of Maryville, Ill., born on August 10, 1928 in East St. Louis, Ill., died on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Highland, Ill.
Martha loved camping, fishing and dancing, but most of all love spending time with her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Anderson; her parents, Benjamin and Florence, nee Happel, Sorgea; and her siblings, Harry Sorgea, Marie Kramer, Edna Heinzl and Richard Sorgea.
Surviving are her children, Ethel (Wayne) Bannert Sr., of Highland, Ill., and Ruth (Dave) Keel of Sioux Falls, S.D.; grandchildren, David (Jestin) Keel, Benjamin (Dawn) Keel, Kimberly (Joseph) Piepmeier, Paul (Amanda) Keel, Wayne (Rachel) Bannert Jr., and Dawn (Richard) Enloe; 22 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorial donations may be made to the
. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.kasslyfuneral.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, Ill., and from 9 to 11 a.m. on Monday, May 23, 2016 at St. Stephen Catholic Church, Caseyville, Ill.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 23, 2016 at St. Stephen Catholic Church, Caseyville, Ill. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Fairview Heights, Ill.
KASSLY MORTUARY, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on May 21, 2016