Mrs. Svend Anderson
O I A MRS. SVEND ANDERSON The ranks of the hardy pioneers are thinning. The latest sad message comes from Irving township, where Anna Cecelia Anderson, beloved wife of Svend H. Anderson, and mother of the wellknown Irving citizen, Anton M. Anderson, passed away from all earthly scenes last Wednesday evening, Nov. 29, on her seventy-ninth birthday. She was well until the preceding Friday when she suffered a stroke of paralys:s. With this serious trouble came pneumonia and the complication of ailments caused her death as stated. The deceased was born at Levanger, Trondhjtm, Norway, Nov. 29, 1832. She was united in marriage to her husband, whom survives her, Oct. 16, 1861, and the worthy couple celebrated their golden wedding on Oct. 16th', last. Besides her life companion of more than fifty years, she leaves to mourn her loss her sons, Anton M. Anderson, of Irving, and John B. Anderson, in the U. S. service at Fort Logan, Colorado and a daughter, Mrs. Anna G. Johnson of Minneapolis, and some grandchildren. The family arrived in the United States in 1881. After visiting several places they located in Irving, where the old folks have been living ever since, the last few years under the care of their son, Anton. The funeral occurred at the Nordland church last Monday, Rev. Hanson of New London officiating. The deceased lady had been a prominent worker in the circle of women of the Nordland church for many years, and a large circle of friends mingle their regrets with the tears of the mourning family..