Services for Elaine J. Anderson

Elaine J. Anderson, 91, of Clearbrook, MN, died on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at First Care Living Center in Fosston, MN.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Elim Lutheran Brethren Church in Clearbrook, MN with a visitation one hour prior. Interment will be at Seljord Lutheran Cemetery in Clearbrook, MN. The Cease Family Funeral Home of Bagley assisted the family with arrangements. 
Elaine was born on April 17, 1928 in Niagara, ND to Ernest and Jennie (Brein) Bardwell. She attended West Clover school and Clearbrook High School. She married Alvin Anderson on July 20, 1946 in Clearbrook. They farmed in Leon Township until his death in 1981. She moved into town in Clearbrook in 1984. In 2014 she moved to Good Sam and then to First Care Living Center in Fosston in 2017.
Elaine received her LPN license in 1967 and worked at Good Samaritan Center in Clearbrook for over 40 years. After retirement, she enjoyed working part time at the Winsor Lefse Company. Elaine was a hard worker and labored with love. She liked to garden, especially her flower beds. 
She is survived by her daughters, Sharen (Mike) Dyrdahl, Lynette Lene, and Judy (Tom) Doyle; 10 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and 4 great great grandchildren; her siblings, Fern Jackson, Sylvia Johnson, and Glen Bardwell; and many nieces, nephews, and other family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Anderson; her parents, Ernest and Jennie Bardwell; her sisters, Violet Hagen, Adeline Kaehn, and Norma Sims; and her brother, Ray Bardwell.
Messages of condolence may be sent to

Richards Publishing

P.O. Box 159
239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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