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Gloria June Anderson

Gloria June Anderson

Gloria June Anderson, 84, of Owatonna, died Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at Homestead Hospice House.

Gloria was born June 21, 1929, in Slayton, Minnesota the daughter of Clarence and Pearl (Gordon) Widboom. She was raised near Westbrook and attended school graduating in 1947. Gloria was united in marriage to James A. Anderson on June 15, 1949, in Westbrook, Minnesota. The couple farmed until moving to Owatonna in 1978. Gloria received her real estate license and worked for various real estate companies including ERA Gillespie Real Estate. After her retirement she helped her son James with managing his rental properties throughout Owatonna.

She enjoyed watching and feeding the birds and flower gardening. She volunteered at the Steele County Food Shelf, helped with the local blood drive and also served as an election judge, but more importantly than all, Gloria loved the Lord. Church was her life. She was very active as a member at Grace Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sons James L. (and Sharon) Anderson of Owatonna; Douglas D. (and Peggy) Anderson of Marshall; a daughter Dr. Jacqueline (and Dr. W. Edward) Glenny of Minneapolis; 6 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; and a sister Delores (and Hal) Denny of CO.

She was preceded in death by her husband James A. Anderson (2002); a daughter Jean Anderson; her parents and a sister Clarice Lowe.

Visitation will be held at Grace Baptist Church on Saturday, January 11, 2014, from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 PM on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at Grace Baptist Church with the Reverend Everett Holmes officiating. Interment will be held at a later date in the Westbrook Cemetery in Westbrook, Minnesota. Memorials are preferred to the Grace Baptist Church, the Steele County Food Shelf or Homestead Hospice. Arrangements by Michaelson Funeral Home.

Michaelson Funeral Home

1930 Austin Road, P.O. Box 482,

Owatonna, MN 55060

(507) 451-7943