IRIS EVELYN ANDERSON
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Iris Evelyn (Ermshar) Anderson, of Paradise, CA, died in the company of friends and loved ones on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011.
Born in Los Angeles, CA on October 7, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Gladys Ermshar. Mrs. Anderson graduated from Pacific Union College in 1956, and thereafter commenced her career as an elementary school teacher. In 1960, she married Frederick L. Anderson. The couple had four children: Jeffrey, Karin, Kent and Mark. She was a voracious reader and passionate in learning about nature and history. She was an active member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church and also volunteered with various local charities. Her interests included gardening, sightseeing, music, reading and being a devoted homemaker and mother.
She is survived by her husband, Fred Anderson of Paradise, CA; her older sister, Carla (Ermshar) Shimkowski of Auburn, CA; and her 3 children, Jeffrey Anderson of Sacramento, CA, Karin (Anderson) Haynes of Richland, WA, and Mark Anderson of Linden, CA.
A Graveside Memorial Service will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, March 7, 2011 at the Paradise Cemetery, located at 980 Elliott Rd. in Paradise, CA.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Paradise Adventist Academy's Worthy Student Fund in Paradise, CA.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Rose Chapel Mortuary.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Mar. 2, 2011