M. Schmidt Anderson.
to April 6, 2013
.Green Bay Press-Gazette.
Meta M. (Schmidt) Anderson, 91,
Plymouth, formerly of Oconto Falls, died peacefully on Wednesday April
3, 2013 with her loving children by her side. Meta was born October 16,
1921, in Cecil, Wisconsin to Henry and Martha (Wagner) Schmidt. Meta
graduated from Shawano High School and also from Oshkosh Teacher's
On August 12, 1943, Meta
married Clarence N. Anderson and moved to Oconto Falls, where they
began to live a life based on their faith. For many years they were
privileged to have a Sunday Fellowship Meeting in their home. Clarence
was a partner in the Anton Anderson & Sons Lumber Company in
Oconto Falls, and Meta was a teacher at area one-room country schools.
Following her teaching days, Meta was a nurse at Community Memorial
Hospital in Oconto Falls, and finished her working days in the office
Clarence and Meta raised
a family of three children, Diane, Wayne and David, and were blessed
with 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. As a young family they
enjoyed camping trips in the camper they built togther by hand, and
trips out West and to Canada. In later years they also enjoyed trips to
Alaska, a trip to Grand Cayman Islands, and also to England. A loving
and gifted woman, Meta was always sharing the bounty of her talents or
her garden with others. Sewing, cooking, crocheting, knitting and
needlework were things that Meta enjoyed doing and giving to others.
She especially enjoyed for many years a quilting circle with special
friends from her hospital days.
Meta was preceded in
death by her parents, one brother Reuben Schmidt, one sister Ruth
Eckert and her husband Clarence who passed away on December 22, 2007.
She is survived by her
children Diane (Leonard) Hunt, Howards Grove; Wayne (Cherie) Anderson,
Elkhart Lake; David (Susan) Anderson, Oxford, MI. Eight grandchildren,
Jason (Dr Tami) Hunt and daughters Mazie and Kinley; Lynae Hunt; Andrew
(Devon) Anderson and sons Arjen and Augustus; Arden (Traci) Anderson
and son Aden and daughter Adalin; Adam (Shannon) Anderson and son
Alexander; David (Susan) Anderson and daughters Maria Sorrentino,
Allison Anderson, and Lindsay Anderson.
Friends may call at
Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls, 920-848-2222, from 4 to 8
Friday, April 5, 2013. Visitation will continue at Jones Funeral
Service after 10 am on Saturday, April 6, 2013 until the time of
service at 11am with Robert Eberhart and Lynae Hunt officiating.
Graveside services will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Oconto Falls, WI.
The Anderson Family
would like to thank the kind and caring staff of Libby's House in
Plymouth and Grace Hospice.