Obituary Record

Hazel Blanche (Thompson) Andersen
Died on 5/21/1922
Buried in Blair Cemetery

#1- Published in the Blair Pilot 24 May 1922

Mrs. Chris Anderson passed away at the Blair hospital at 11 o’clock Sunday night from the effects of a brain tumor. A caesarian operation was performed for the birth of a son on Wednesday of last week. The child lived but about six hours. The funeral will be held at the Baptist church at 3 o’clock this afternoon, Rev. W. H. Underwood officiating. Hazel Blanche Thompson was born in this county January 20, 1897, and so was 25 years of age last January. Her mother died when she was but five years of age and she made her home with her grandmother until her marriage to Chris Anderson eight years ago last January. They lived on a farm about seven miles west of Herman. Besides the husband she leaves three brothers, Cecil Thompson, of Blair township, Rudolph, of Winside and Burt who made his home with his sister. Her father, Paul Thompson, died 11 years ago

#2-25 May, 1922 - The Tribune - Hazel Blanche (Thompson) Anderson


Mrs. Hazel Blanche Anderson, wife of Chris Anderson, died at the Blair hospital on Monday, May 22, aged 26 years, 3 months and 2 days.

The subject of this sketch was born in Washington county, Nebr. Jan. 20, 1897, and was the daughter of Paul Thompson and wife, now deceased. She was united in marriage a few years ago to Chris Anderson. She had been suffering for some months with a cerebral tumor, was a patient at the local hospital for some time. Last week she became a mother through a Caesarean operation, the child living only a few hours, and she had been in a critical condition ever since.

The funeral was held at the Baptist church of which she was a member on Wednesday, conducted by Rev. W. H. Underwood, assisted by Rev. C. M. Foreman. Interment was made at Blair.

#3-25 May, 1922 - The Enterprise - Hazel Andersen

Hazel Blanche Thompson was born in Blair Jan. 20, 1897, and was thus past 25 years of age at the time of her death.

She was married to Mr. Chris Anderson of near Spiker, and since then they have resided on the home farm. Some time ago she was taken to the hospital and operated on for tumor, and from this she never fully recovered, and last week when another operation was found necessary at the birth of a child, she proved too weak to rally and passed away at the Blair hospital on Sunday at 11 p.m.

Besides her husband she leaves to mourn her a host of relatives and friends.

The funeral services were held at the home of her aunt, Mrs M. C. Boston, at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday and at the Baptist church at three, and interment was made in the Blair cemetery.

Note: She is buried in Blk 77 Lot 9 Sp 5. and the correct spelling of her last name is Andersen.

~~~Obituaries courtesy of the Nebraska Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair, Nebraska Public Library~~~

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Printed in the Blair Pilot on 5/24/1922