Genevieve C. Anderson, 101, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Madonna

Towers, Rochester.

Genevieve "Gen" Caia Erickson was born Feb. 13, 1911, in Stewartville,

to Rangvald and Alma (Eastlee) Erickson.

She graduated from Stewartville High School and married Clarence O.

"Casey" Anderson on Aug. 16, 1935, in Cresco, Iowa. The couple lived in

Kasson, Chatfield, and moved to Rochester in 1970.

She taught Sunday School in Kasson and at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in

Rochester. She enjoyed sewing, decorating, and sending greeting cards to

family and friends.

She is survived by a daughter, Bonnie (Paul) Schlup, of Mission Viejo,

Calif.; a son, Larry (Nancy), of Longmont, Colo.; four grandchildren; eight

great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and her sisters, Clara

Brekke, of Kasson and Bernice Parkin, of Winona.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clarence on Aug.

16, 1990; her sister, Ruby Matzke; her brother, Lloyd Erickson; and one


A memorial service was held Thursday, Jan. 17, at Madonna Towers in

Rochester. Burial of her cremated remains will be at Grandview Memorial

Gardens Cemetery in Rochester.

Memorials can be directed to Madonna Towers or Gloria Dei Lutheran


Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, Rochester, assisted the family with

arrangements. 507-289-3600 /