Gloria D. Anderson, 91
Formerly of Babbitt
May 28, 1922 ~ Feb. 15, 2014
Gloria D. Anderson, 91, formerly of Babbitt, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Country Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center in Sartell, MN. Gloria was born on May 28, 1922 to Edward and Mary (Grant) Henry in Foley, MN. She graduated from Foley High School.
Gloria worked at the St. Cloud Hospital as a switchboard operator. On November 5, 1960 she married Vernon O. Anderson in St Cloud, the couple then moved to Babbitt.
Gloria was a homemaker who belonged to the Babbitt Senior Citizens, WELCA (Women of Evangelical Lutheran Church of America) and a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Babbitt.
Gloria enjoyed visiting with friends, gardening, playing cards, baking, polka music and taking care of her cats.
She cherished the time spent with her family especially her grandchildren.
Gloria is survived by her children: Doreen (Jeff) Bohm of Sartell, MN and Roger Anderson of Eden Prairie, MN, her (2) grandchildren: Elise Bohm and Kyle Bohm both of Sartell, MN, her sister-in-law: Jeanette Henry of Princeton, MN and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, her husband: Vernon O. Anderson and her brother: James E. Henry.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Babbitt and visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church with Pastor Dorothy Sand officiating. Burial will take place on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at Riverside Cemetery in Ronneby, MN with Pastor Ken Ferber officiating.
The family would like to thank the Sartell Country Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center, especially the staff in the Pinecone Lodge for the love and care that Gloria received.
Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely 218-365-3133.