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Thelma (Tim) Judith Ukkestad Anderson

Tue, Sep 3rd, 2013
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Thelma (Tim) Judith Ukkestad Anderson, age 97, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Rushford, MN where she had been a resident since 2005. Tim was born October 10, 1915 in Yucatan Township, Houston County, Minnesota. She was the second of five children born to Theodore and Julia (Oleson) Ukkestad.

Tim attended Ferndale Country School and Rushford High School where she graduated from in 1933. On September 4, 1937, she married James Eggen. They were later divorced. On November 27, 1948, she married Earl Anderson. Earl died January 1, 1996.

Tim lived in Florida and Colorado as well as Minnesota. She was employed for many years at the First National Bank in Rushford and later at Camera Art in Lewiston, MN and also Rushford Public Schools. She was a member of Rushford Lutheran Church and RLC Women, Rushford American Legion Auxiliary, Order of Eastern Star and Good Shepherd Auxiliary. She loved dogs, shopping, traveling, spending time with friends, and following the activities of her family. She also enjoyed playing golf and Bridge.

Tim was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; sisters- Ruth Ukkestad MacKimm, Anna Ukkestad Killham and Elenore (Arnie) Ukkestad Killham; brother- Glenn(Mush) Ukkestad; and nephew- Thomas Killham. She is survived by her nieces- Dianne Killham(David) Vachon , Colorado Springs, CO; Elizabeth Ukkestad (Allen)LaFleur , Rushford; nephew- Carl L. Ukkestad, LaCrescent, MN; sister-in-law, Rachel Ukkestad , Rushford; and brother-in-law- Marvin(June) Anderson, Rushford. She is also survived by three great nieces and a great nephew.

The funeral service will be 11:00 AM, Friday, September 6, 2013 at Rushford Lutheran Church with the Rev. Roger Michaelson officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at a later date in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Rushford, MN

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