MANISTIQUE - "In My house there are many mansions, I go to prepare a place for you so where I am there you may be also."
Olga Johanna Anderson went to be with the Lord on Aug. 31, 2012. She had joyously celebrated her 100th birthday on April 12, 2012.
Olga was born on April 12, 1912, in Manistique, Mich., the daughter of John and Gunhild (Johnson) Olsen and was a lifetime resident.
Olga Johanna Anderson
On Nov. 27, 1938, the former Olga Olsen married Conrad Anderson in Manistique. They made their home and raised their family in Manistique. He preceded her in death in 1977. She was also preceded in death by her son, Conrad Anderson Jr. in 2003.
Olga was a special blessing being a loving and caring wife and mother. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church of Manistique and at the time of her passing, was the oldest member. She taught Sunday school and sang in the church choir at Zion. She enjoyed playing in the Manistique Senior Swinger Band, painting, and cooking, as well as being involved with the local Easter Seal Society. Olga especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She will always be remembered for her loving, caring, gentle spirit and especially her wonderful cheery smile.
She is survived by her son, Dave (Becky) Anderson of Nashville, Mich.; nephews, Arne (Beverly) Olsen of West Bend, Wis., Carl (Judy) Lemminger Menominee Falls, Wis.; nieces: Violet (Ray) Korenkowski of St. Paul, Minn., Jean (Don) Draves of Brookfield, Wis., Carol (Roger) Perleberg of Brookfield, Wis.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3, at the Messier Broullire Funeral Home in Manistique.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at the funeral home with Pastor Dave Hueter officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to the Zion Lutheran Church, the Schoolcraft
Memorial Hospital Internal Fund, or to the charity of your choice.