Evelyn E. (Gertz) Andersen
Andersen Evelyn E. (Gertz). Born Sept. 27, 1914 in Davenport, Iowa. Spent early years at Lindbergh Farm in Little Falls and moved to Wood End Farm on Lake Minnetonka for a number of years. Graduated from Mound High School. Married Carlo Andersen October 7, 1937, in Maple Plain. Lived most of her adult life in Willmar. Served her community in a variety of positions including State Offices in both the PTA & Girl Scouts. Former Sunday School Superintendent at First Presbyterian Church in Willmar. She also formerly served long terms on The City of Willmar's Planning Commission & Zoning Appeals Board. Employed for more than twenty years as an Executive Secretary for the President of Willmar Poultry Company. Preceded in death by husband, Carlo Andersen in 1993; parents, Gus & Alma Gertz; sisters, Zella Berglund & Marion Alger and brother, Alvin Gertz. Survived by a son, Dennis Andersen of St. Cloud; a daughter, Donna (Kent) Olson of Buffalo; grandchildren, Jill Andersen of Burnsville, Eric (Sheryl) Andersen of St. Cloud, Christian Andersen of Minneapolis, Elizabeth Olson of Kansas, Missouri & Emily Olson of Buffalo; a sister-in-law, Elsie Gertz of Merrifield; brothers-in-law, Howard Alger of Maple Plain & Egon Andersen of Wayzata; many nieces and nephews. Funeral service 11:30 AM Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may call TODAY at the funeral home 6-8 PM. Interment 2:15 PM Saturday, Lewis Cemetery in Maple Plain. Memorials preferred to The Girl Scouts Peacepipe Council. Serving the family... The Peterson Chapel Buffalo
Published on October 18, 2002
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