Theo E. Anderson, 99, of Anacortes died Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at San Juan Rehabilitation and Care Center.
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She was born May 27, 1908, in Kansas City, Mo., the first of six children born to Uri (Moore) and Theodore Ebert.
In 1928, Theo married Louis Anderson in Salina, Kan., and they had three daughters before moving to California, where Theo was employed in the interior design/décor field for many years.
She led a life of devotion to her Christian faith, leaving a legacy of love to all who knew her. Theo will also be remembered for her beautiful handwork, lovingly crafted needlework and Hardanger embroidery pieces, as well as many hand-stitched quilts made for her family.
Theo and Louis were married for 62 years until his death in 1990.
She was also preceded in death by their youngest daughter Barbara.
Theo is survived by her brother Robert Ebert; daughters and sons-in-law Marie and Clyde Allen of Anacortes and Velma and George Wood of Lakeside, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 24 great-great-grandchildren.
A memorial service is 2 p.m., Saturday, April 19 at the Summit Park Bible Church in Anacortes. Inurnment will be at a later date in Hanford, Calif.
Memorials may be given to the Mazama Bible Camp, Box 888, Winthrop, WA 98862.
Arrangements are in the care of Evans Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Anacortes. To share memories of Theo, please sign the online guest register at www.evanschapel.com.
Published in Skagit Valley Herald Publishing Company on Apr. 16, 2008