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Nettie Mildred (Fry) Anason, Neillsville, WI (1913-2014)

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July 11, 2014

September 4, 1913 - July 9, 2014

Nettie Mildred (Fry) Anason went to be with her Father in Heaven on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at the age of 100 years, 10 months. She was born on Sept. 4, 1913, in Richland Center, WI, to Barnabas and Susan (Clary) Fry. She farmed with her parents until she met and married Maynard Anason on Feb. 18, 1933, at which time they farmed in New Lisbon, WI, for eight years. They, then, bought and moved to a farm about 2 miles south east of Neillsville, in 1941, where they lived until 1990, when they bought a home in Neillsville. Nettie also worked at Neillsville Memorial Hospital for 33 years as a ward clerk. Nettie and Maynard did a lot of traveling in the U.S. and Canada; she also enjoyed crocheting, quilting, sewing, embroidering, canning and baking.

Nettie is survived by her two sons, Lamoine (Carol) Anason of Neillsville, WI, and Oliver (Elizabeth) Anason of Janesville, WI; 11 grandchildren: Charlene (Jon) Siebert, Cheryl (Evan) Alf, Larry (Kay) Anason, Deon (Sean) Brennan, Lisa (Jim) Lauer, Donna (Gary) Erickson, Gary Anason, Kevin (Connie) Anason, Randy (Carol) Anason, Dawn Anason, Kathy (Gary) Reither; 30 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, June Johnston and Emily Allen; two sisters-in-law, Beverly Fry and Mae Fry; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Nettie was preceded in death by her parents, Barnabas and Susan (Clary) Fry; her husband, Maynard; a sister, Opal Green; three brothers: Donald Fry, Clinton Fry and Ervin Fry; a sister-in-law, Evelyn (Anason) Fry; a granddaughter-in-law, Lynette (Kurasz) Anason; and brothers-in-law, Gordon Johnston and Ed Green.

Funeral Services for Nettie will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 12, 2014, at ST. JOHN’S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH in Neillsville. Pastor Timothy Biebert will officiate. Music will be provided by Judy Trunkel, organist. Interment will be in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday at the GESCHE FUNERAL HOME in Neillsville, and from 10 until 11 a.m., Saturday at the CHURCH.

Casket bearers are: Kevin Anason, Larry Anason, Gary Anason, Randy Anason, Chad Erickson and Ryan Anason.

Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.

The GESCHE FUNERAL HOME is assisting Nettie’s family with Funeral arrangements.



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