Information for Isabelle Fern Fielding Anderson
2 November, 1908
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Anderson, 88, of Caldwell, passed away Thursday, November 7,
1996, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Monday, November 11,
1996, at the First Christian Church, Caldwell. Pastor
Glen Basey will conduct the service. Interment will
follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens under the direction
of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Isabelle was born November 2, 1908, in Mason City,
Nebraska to Ed and Rovilla Fielding. She was raised on a
farm near Mason City, Nebraska and attended country schools.
She spent 1st grade at Graystone School then completed 2nd
through 8th grades at Lone Elm School. Isabelle boarded
in town through high school and graduated from Mason City High
School in 1926. She attended Kearney State Teachers
College in Kearney, Nebraska for one year and later completed
her BA in Education from the College of Idaho in 1962.
Education was very important to Isabelle. She had
a teaching career that spanned 22 years. She taught in
Canyon School District 139 for 19 years without missing a day.
She taught 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades at Maple Grove School for
12 years, and the second grade for four years at Greenleaf.
Isabelle married Rollie H. Anderson March 24, 1934, at
Broken Bow, Nebraska. They moved to Idaho in 1954;
Isabelle joined the First Christian Church in Caldwell at that
time and was a dedicated member serving in many capacities.
She taught Sunday school for many years and volunteered for
any task no matter how difficult.
She spent her retirement years sewing for Nampa State
School and volunteering countless hours of service to the
church and the community.
She was loved by her students, children, and friends.
She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Daryl and
Faye of Kalispell, Montana; daughter and son-in-law, Bethine
and Frank Griggs of Boulder, Colorado; daughter, Carol
Anderson of Bozeman, Montana; daughter-in-law Virginia
Anderson; sisters, Edna Chamberlain of Lincoln, Nebraska;
Mickey Ibach of Riverton, Wyoming; Pauline Carpenter of Mesa,
Arizona; Eloise Cordell of Alliance, Nebraska; nine
grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, two great-great
grandchildren, two step-great-great-grandchildren, numerous
nephews, nieces and cousins. She was preceded in death
by her husband of 55 years in 1990, a son, Donny, in 1988,; a
daughter-in-law, Marjorie, in 1955.
The family suggests memorials be made to West Valley
Hospice; the First Christian Church; to Boise Bible College;
to Puget Sound Christian College; or to the Christian
Children's Ranch. Friends may call at the Dakan Funeral
Chapel, Caldwell, Sunday, November 10, 1996, from 2 to 6 p.m.