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Doris Anderson

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 5th, 2013

Doris Anderson
UTICA - Doris (Wieck) Anderson, 90, of rural Utica died Feb. 2, 2013 at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at the Mueller Funeral Home in Peru with Rev. Howard C. Smith, pastor of Waltham Presbyterian Church, and Rev. Ellsworth Young officiating. Burial will be at Waltham Township Cemetery. Visitation is from 9:30 a.m. until time of services Feb. 6 at the funeral home.

Mrs. Anderson was born April 28, 1922 in Peru to Fred and Matilda (Sell) Wieck. She married Robert J. Anderson on Aug. 4, 1946 at Zion United Church of Christ in Peru. He preceded her in death on July 22, 2009.

Survivors include one son, Robert (Linda Zeman) Anderson of LaSalle; two grandchildren, Melissa Ann Anderson Spicer and Karen Lynn Anderson; two brothers, Fred (Dorothy) Wieck of Moorehead, Minn. and Robert Weick of Peru; five nephews; and two nieces.

She was preceded in death by her husband; two sisters, Irene Schier and Margaret Roman; and one great-granddaughter, Sydney Ann Spicer.

Mrs. Anderson was a graduate of St. Mary’s School of Nursing in LaSalle, class of 1945. She earned a nursing home administrative certificate in 1967. She worked at St. Mary’s Hospital, LaSalle in private duty and later at Heritage Manor in Peru as director of nurses and was an assistant administrator. She was one of the founders of the Curlerettes at the Waltham Curling Club. She always said, “I never had to be asked twice to go golfing.” She was a member of the Waltham Presbyterian Church, St. Mary’s Nursing Association, the Earlville Country Club, and the American Red Cross.

The online guestbook may be viewed and remembrances shared at www.MuellerFH.com.

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