Violet M. Anderson

Violet Mae Anderson 79, of Minneapolis, formerly of Wyanett Township, Minnesota passed away Sunday, October 2, 2011 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. 

Violet was born April 29, 1932 in Wyanett Township, Isanti County, Minnesota to C. Albert and Lydia (Pearson) Anderson. She grew up in Wyanett where she attended country school and was a member of the Wyanett Evangelical Free Church.

After graduating from Cambridge High School, Vi moved to Minneapolis and worked various jobs before getting a job working for the Billy Graham Association where she did office work for a number of years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother David Anderson and sister Frances Carlson.

Violet is survived by her sisters Elizabeth Anderson of Princeton, Doris Anderson of Minneapolis, brother Vernon Anderson of Rockford, Ill., as well as nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, October 6, 2011 at the Wyanett Evangelical Free Church with Rev. Bruce Talso officiating. Harley and Yvonne Olson, accompanied by Yvonne Talso, will provide the special music. Interment will be in the Wyanett Evangelical Free Cemetery. Arrangements with the Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Cambridge.