Nancy Annette Anderson, age 78 of rural Westbrook, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017 at Sanford Hospital in Westbrook. Memorial services will be at 1:00 pm on Monday, February 27 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Lamberton with visitation one hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery north of Walnut Grove at a later date. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Westbrook Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Nancy was born on March 11, 1938 in Tracy, Minnesota to Russell and Ruth (Tellefsen) Harbo. She was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Walnut Grove. Nancy attended Walnut Grove High School and graduated in 1956. On October 5, 1956, Nancy married Byron “Jake” Anderson at Trinity Lutheran Church in Walnut Grove. Together the couple lived in the Redwood area while she worked at Control Data and Zytec in Redwood Falls for many years. Nancy was a very active member of her church. She was a devoted and loving daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother.
Nancy is survived by her husband Byron “Jake” Anderson of 60 years; children: Leslie Anderson of Maple Grove, MN, Gretchen (Robert) Strandell of Plymouth, MN, and Heather (Anthony) Vermeulen of Victoria, MN; grandchildren: Nicholas (Olga) Strandell of Park Ridge, IL, Alexander (fiancee’ Shanna) Strandell of Bozeman, MT, and Sarah Strandell of Atlanta, GA; great grandchildren: Ksenia Strandell, Mykhaylo Anderson Strandell, and Ava Hansen; sister Sonya Talus of Houston, TX; brother John (Carol) Harbo of Baton Rouge, LA; and many other relatives and friends. Nancy is preceded in death by her parents and an infant son Timothy.