ELLEN JUNE ANDERSON
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1923 - 2013
Ellen June Anderson went home to be with her Lord, husband and son on February 13, 2013.
The oldest daughter of Clarence Waldvogel and Letha Newland, she was born on April 27, 1923 in Stockton, CA. A graduate of Bell High School and a majorette, she formed and led a drill team that performed in many activities and parades. It was here as she was strutting down the street one day, she caught the eye of her future husband, Edgar Ray Anderson. Ed soon joined the Marines and while Ed served, June worked at Flintcoat Box Factory and Thermador Electric where they made bomb casings. June and Ed were married on April 24, 1943. They were blessed with three sons.
When the family moved back to Idaho, June managed Tandy leather Company and later American Handicrafts. Here she taught many classes on crafts, in store, and at public schools. She was very talented. Her hobbies included, ceramics, doll making and collecting and creating beautiful jewelry with her sisters. Her family and friends have many of her creations to treasure and remember her by.
June was a member of Star Brethren Church.
June is preceded in death by her husband, Edgar and her son Denny. June will be missed by many, she leaves behind her sons, Terry (Sharon) and Wayne (Linda) and her late son, Denny's wife, Patti Anderson of St. Francisville, Louisiana, and her twelve grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren and her two sisters, Wilma Bevington (Wilson) of Boise, Idaho and Opal Harris of Arizona.
Services will be held at Alden-Waggoner Funeral Chapel on Fairview in Boise, Idaho on Friday, February 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. A viewing will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that contributions be made to the
Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Feb. 20, 2013