Anderson, Louisa (Wassgren) (1865-1946)

Mrs. Louisa Anderson passed away at the house of her son Sidney in Warren on Saturday evening, October 12, at the age of 81 years, 6 months, and 14 days. Funeral services were held at the Covenant Mission church on Wednesday afternoon, October 16, with Rev. Arvid Carlson, pastor of the church, officiating. Pall bearers were C.G. Peterson, John B. Erickson, R.B. Taralseth, Henry Hanson, Frans Peterson and C.B. Johnson. Interment was made in Greenwood cemetery.

Louisa Wassgren was born in Smoland, Sweden on March 29, 1865, in 1890 she came to America and made her home at Warren. On November 4, 1892 she was united in marriage to John Anderson of this city and to this union three children were born, all of whom are left to mourn her passing. The children are Mrs. Axel Nelson (Helga) of Fergus Falls; Sidney of Warren; and Mrs. Clarence Simpson (Elsie) of Thief River Falls. There are also three grandchildren; one brother John Wassgren of Lake Negagomon, Wisconsin; one sister, Mrs. Anna Berg of Tacoma, Wash., besides other relatives and a host of friends.

Mrs. Anderson was a good mother and a true friend. She loved to serve others.

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky