Clarice I. Anders


Died: November 8, 2013
West Peoria – Clarice I. Anders, 93, of West Peoria, formerly of Galesburg and Chicago, went to be with the Lord at 10:23 PM on Friday November 8, 2013 at Unity Point Health – Peoria surrounded by her family. She was born October 9, 1920 in Olmstead County, MN to Lysle Harvey and Verna Belle Weaver Clement. On May 3, 1958 she married Ronald E. Anders in Chicago. He preceded her in death on March 28, 2005 in Galesburg, IL. \\nClarice is survived by two daughters;Linda M. Anders of Chicago and Marilyn (Dan Morse) Anders of West Peoria, one sister, Wilma (Meindert) Zylstra of Chatfield, MN, two sister-in-laws;Deloris Clement of South St. Paul, MN and Lorraine Anders of Riverside, CA. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her parents, four sisters;Mae, Florence, Nadine and Merle and three brothers;Dale, Boyd, and Keith.\\nClarice attended rural county schools and graduated from Stewartville High School in 1939. She migrated to Chicago during World War II to work for the Department of War, filing War Bond Stubs in 1943. After the war, she worked at Montgomery Ward Central Office in several departments. She later took a work sabbatical to raise her two daughters, after which she returned to work for and retired from Eureka X-ray Tube Company in Chicago.\\nShe spent much of her time serving her church in many capacities;deaconess, Christian Women’s Fellowship leader, Sunday School Secretary, Church Secretary and Church Treasurer and later in life as a pew warmer. Clarice and Ron moved to Galesburg after they both retired until Ron’s passing. She then moved to West Peoria to live with her daughter Marilyn.\\nThere will be a memorial service on Thursday November 12, 2013 at 11 AM at Memorial Christian Church in Peoria. Reverend Arvil Bass will officiate. There will be a visitation on Wednesday November 11, 2013 from 5-7 PM at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in East Peoria as well as one half hour prior to the service at the church. Cremation rites have been accorded. Burial of her cremated remains will take place at a later date at Marion Cemetery in Marion, MN. \\n

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