Obituary Record

Anna (Sharp)(Mrs. Erick) Anderson
Died on 9/12/1915
Buried in Lincoln Cemetery

#1 Printed in the Wednesday, September 17, 1915 Enterprise, Blair, Nebraska

Last Monday morning, Mrs. Eric Andersen, living northwest of Orum, was found dead by members of her family who went to her room to call her for breakfast. Deceased was one of the early settlers in Washington county and was seventy-four years of age. She leaves a husband and several grown children, besides a number of other relatives to mourn her demise. She was a sister of Mrs. Hans Rasmussen of Blair.

The funeral was held Wednesday at the church near Orum.

#2 Printed in the Wednesday, September 15, 1915 Pilot, Blair, Nebraska

Mrs. Erick Anderson died very suddenly last Sunday evening of heart failure at the farm home out near Orum. She was as well as ever during the day and went to bed as usual. Mr. Anderson heard her breathing heavily and in a few minutes she was dead.

The funeral was held at the Danish Lutheran church at 2 o’clock this afternoon, her pastor, Rev. J.D. Wein, officiating, assisted by Rev. Anderson, of Welbur, Minn., a nephew of the diseased. Interment was made in the churchyard nearby.

Deceased was born July 25th, 1840 and came to this country in 1867. She was married to Mr. Anderson Jan. 1st, 1873, and they have lived on the same farm for over 42 years. She is survived by her husband, five children, 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, also two sisters and two brothers.

The extremely large funeral attested somewhat the high esteem in which Mrs. Anderson was held. The sorrowing family have the sympathy of many friends.

Printed in the Blair Pilot on 9/15/1915