Funeral services will be 1:00PM Saturday, January 5, 2013 at the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Princeton for Myrtle E. Anderson, 78, who died Monday, December 31 in Coon Rapids. The Rev. David Westberg will officiate and burial will be in Oak Knoll Cemetery, Princeton. Friends and relatives may call from 5:00-8:00 PM on Friday, January 4, 2012 and 1 hour prior to services Saturday at the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Princeton.
Myrtle was born in Princeton to Denzil and Minerva Oakes. She married Lowell Anderson on July 17, 1953. The couple lived in Brooklyn Park before moving to Zimmerman in 1964, where Myrtle farmed with her husband. Myrtle enjoyed baking, knitting, reading, gardening and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her children, Lowell (Celeste) of Princeton, Kevin of Elk River, Kathy (Bryan) Davidson of Rock Hill, S.C.; grandchildren, Brett Anderson, Eric Anderson, Lex Anderson, Aaron Davidson, Joshua Davidson, Matthew Vollmer, Myles Vollmer; and brother, Harold “Mike” Oakes of Big Lake. Also surviving is her best friend “sister-in-law,” Joan (Dwight) Hawkins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lowell; infant son, Jon Paul; and siblings, William “Bill” Oakes, Charles “Pete” Oakes, and Blanche Jacobson.