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Laurane M. Anderson

Laurane M. Anderson

Sept. 13, 1923 - Nov. 11, 2008

LITCHFIELD -- Laurane M. Anderson, 85, of Litchfield died Nov. 11 at Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield.

The service was Saturday at Hantge Funeral Chapel in Darwin.

She was born Sept. 13, 1923, in Grogan to Marvin and Irene (Montgomery) Ellertson. She attended school in Madelia and graduated from Madelia High School in 1942.

She married Livingston Nelson and later divorced.

She married Ivan Anderson on Feb. 24, 1951, in Madelia. They lived and farmed near Cosmos until they retired in 1980 and moved to Eden Valley. They moved to Litchfield in 1999. She owned and operated "The Diner" in Cosmos until she sold it. She then worked in Cosmos and Atwater at their newspaper offices.

She is survived by her children: Donna (and Larry) Johnson of Grove City and Jerry Nelson of New Brighton; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one sister: Pat Hard of Alexander, Kan.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ivan, on April 11, 2006, and by one sister.