Obit: Anderson, Lenore "Jean" (1932 - 2009)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Anderson, Rugg, Lovejoy, Vieira,
Shields, Beck, Polinski, Raedel, Gordon
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) August 19, 2009
Anderson, Lenore "Jean" (3 October 1932 - 11
Lenore "Jean" Anderson, 76, of Neillsville died
Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, at St. Joseph’s Hospital,
Jean was born Oct. 3, 1932, in Dayton to Leonard
and Carol (Rugg) Lovejoy. She was educated in Colfax and Eau
Claire schools. Before marriage she did housekeeping and
Jean was united in marriage to Donald Anderson,
July 4, 1951, in Stillwater, MN. Jean worked as a cook and at
National Presto Industries in Eau Claire. They lived in Oregon for
a time and then returned to Wisconsin. She was employed at
Flambeau Plastics in Baraboo and operated an antique shop, L &
L Trash & Treasure. They moved to the Town of Washburn in
1988. Jean loved spending time with her children,
grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also enjoyed
cooking, flower gardening and feeding and watching the birds,
Jean is survived by her husband, Donald Anderson,
Neillsville; four children, Jacqueline (Steven) Vieira, Oroville,
CA, Donna Shields, Neillsville, Edward Anderson, Black River Falls,
and Tonjia (James) Beck, Crooked River Ranch, OR; seven
grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters,
Lorraine Polinski, Rhinelander, Robin (Alfred) Raedel, Wisconsin
Dells, Terry Lovejoy, Stoughton, Dale Lovejoy, Racine, Perry
Lovejoy, Biggs, CA, Jerry (Sandy) Lovejoy, Iron River, MI, and
Bruce Rugg, Georgia.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents; one
daughter, Kris Ann, in infancy; and two brothers, James and
Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. Thursday,
Aug. 13, 2009, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Neillsville with Pastor
James Gordon officiating. The family greeted friends from 5 p.m. to
7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Buchanan Funeral Home of Neillsville assisted the family with arrangements.
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