Graveside services for Anna Hansena Quist, 89, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 12, 2009, at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service.
There will be no visitation.
Following the services at the cemetery, there will be a lunch served at the Moose Lodge in Spencer.
Anna passed away on Tuesday, June 9, 2009, at the Spencer Hospital.
nna Hensena Quist, the daughter of Carl H. and Agnes (Byggere) Johnson, was born on Feb. 18, 1920 in Royal. She was raised and received her early education in Spencer, graduating from Spencer High School. Following graduation, Anna served six months in the military with the WAC's during WWII.
On March 20, 1953, Anna married Lawrence Quist in Spencer. Following their marriage, they lived in Spencer, where Anna worked as a custodian for N.W. Bell Telephone Company from 1968 until she retired in 1985. Anna was an active member of Bethany Lutheran Church. She was also a member of the Women of the Moose, helped serve lunch at the Senior Center and did some volunteer work with the AARP.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one brother, Frederick; and two sisters: Elvera and Caroline.
Anna is survived by her two sons: Ronald and his wife, Mae Wynn of Mineola, Texas, and Michael and his wife, Linda of Cedar Rapids; four grandchildren: and four great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Hospice of Northwest Iowa.
Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.