Funeral services for Mrs. Alta Anderson, 96, of Spencer, will be held at 1 p.m. today, Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Deb Mechler will officiate the service.
Visitation will begin one hour prior to the services at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.
Interment will take place at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer.
Alta passed away Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, at Longhouse Residence in Spencer.
Alta Anderson, the daughter of Claus and Dena (Denei) Wolthuis, was born June 24, 1912, in Everly. Her childhood years were spent in Everly, where she received her education.
Alta married Dwight Holly Anderson on Jan. 4, 1939, in Jackson, Minn. Following their marriage, they helped with farm work on several farms near Royal. She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal. She became a resident of Northshire Residence in Spencer in June of 2000 and later moved to Longhouse Residence in Spencer.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dwight on Sept. 17, 1988; her son, Ronald in his childhood; four brothers; and one sister.
Alta is survived by her sisters: Darlene Herrin and Clara Feaster both of Spencer.