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Anna J. Husmann March 8, 1908 - July 3, 2009

GLENWOOD -- Anna Husmann, 101, of Glenwood, died Friday at Glenwood Village Care Center in Glenwood.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Alexandria. A private family burial will take place prior to the service in Lake Amelia Cemetery near Villard.

Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church.  Arrangements are with the Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home, Glenwood.

She was born March 8, 1908, in Lyon County, Iowa, to Sweer and Anna (Wilts) Johnson. 

She married Heinie Husmann on Feb. 8, 1929, at George, Iowa.  They farmed in northwestern Iowa before moving to Villard in 1944.  After her husband's death in 1955, she continued to live on the farm until moving into Villard in 1969.  She worked at various places in the area while living in Villard. She moved to Ridgewood Villa in Glenwood in 2001, then to Parkview Court in 2004, then to the Glenwood Retirement Village where she resided until her death.

She is survived by her children, Harry (and Eva) Husmann of St. Joseph, Mich., Andy (and Donna) Husmann of Muskegan, Mich., Louis (and Joy) Husmann of Clear Lake, Fred (and Elaine) Husmann of Springfield, Ill., David (and Marilyn) Husmann of Cannon Falls, Paul (and Cora) Husmann of Cold Spring, Janet (and Robert) Mostad of Osakis, Anna (and Donald) Erickson of New Brighton, Nellie (and Archie) Anderson of Starbuck, Mavis (and Vern) Maanum of Glenwood, Helen (and Daniel) Lindsey of Crosby, N.D., Grace (and Dave) Kvam of Marinette, Wis., and Ruth Husmann of Glenwood; 37 grandchildren; 67 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; and a sister Nell Bruns of George, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her husband, four brothers, four sisters and an infant daughter.