Henrietta “Hank” Anderson, 83, of Barrett

Published 9:15am Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Updated 11:17am Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Henrietta Anderson, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Prairie Ridge Hospital in Elbow Lake.

Henrietta was born in Dell Rapids, S.D., one of eight children born to Henry and Grace (Meinders) Poel. She attended school and graduated from high school in Trent, S.D., and later attended beauty school.

On June 3, 1948, she married Harvey Anderson in Dell Rapids. The couple moved to Grant County where they farmed near Barrett for many years. In 1970, they moved into Barrett. Henrietta was a cook at the Barrett Public School; she also cooked at the Barrett Care Center for many years.

Henrietta was active in her church where she taught Sunday school and was a member of the ladies aid, and she closely followed her children’s school activities. She enjoyed her garden, flowers and yard work, but her best days were spent with her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include children Diane (Roger) Rosby, Jerry Anderson, Vickie (Daryl) Bergerson, Larry (Debra) Anderson, Lorie Anderson (Terry Lee), Robin (Michael) Bonasera and Shari (Tim) McCluney; two sisters, Doris Harriman of Owatonna and Cora (Joe) Cook of Billings, Montana; 11 grandchildren: Sheila Fossan, Shane Rosby, Scott Anderson, Jeffrey Anderson, Michael Anderson, Edward Bonasera, Julie Wruck, Adam Fagre, Joseph Bonasera, Lane Wirtjes, and Aaron Fagre; and 23 great-grandchildren.

Henrietta was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Harvey (1977); one son, Tyrone (1974); two grandsons, Jarid Anderson (1985) and Keith Fronning (1992); and daughter-in-law Barb Anderson (2011).

Visitation: Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m., with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m., at the funeral home, and one hour prior to the service

Service: 11 a.m. today, at Lincoln Lutheran Church, rural Hoffman

Clergy: Revs. Kathryn Rothman and Merilee Bergerson

Burial: Lincoln Lutheran Cemetery.

Funeral Home: Erickson-Smith Funeral Home, Elbow Lake


Condolences may be sent online at www.EricksonSmithFH.com




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