Marilyn Kaye Anderson, 73

Published 10:38 am Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Marilyn Kaye Anderson passed away Jan. 28, 2011, at St. Marks Nursing home after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Marilyn Anderson

Marilyn was born on Sept. 8, 1937, to Chester and Bertha (Kosse) Erickson. She attended school in Austin. She married Robert Anderson on July 11, 1959. They resided in Minneapolis for the first few years of their marriage and returned to Austin in 1967.

Marilyn held several secretarial positions and was a loan officer. She also waitressed at the Moose Lodge and was a bartender for several years before her retirement. Marilyn had many friends and loved life. She is greatly missed.

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She is survived by husband, Robert; daughter, Lori (Joe Prenosil); son Steven; grandsons, Ryan and Matthew; sisters, Judy (Sam) Parks of Pierson, Fla., Ruth Burns of Shoreview, Minn., and many nieces and nephews.

Marilyn’s wish was to have her body donated to Mayo Clinic. There will be a celebration of Marilyn’s life from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at Moose Lodge. Please join us in remembering Marilyn and no black, please.