Margaret M. (Kelch) Anderson

Margaret M. Anderson, age 85, passed away June 26, 2005 at her home in Clarion.

Funeral services for Margaret Anderson will be 10:30 AM, Thursday June 30, 2005 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Clarion with Fr. David Beckman officiating. Burial will be at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Clarion.

Visitation will be Wednesday June 29, 2005 from 6:00 to 8:00pm with a scripture service at 8:00 at the Ewing Dugger Helgeson Funeral Home, 602 North Main Street in Clarion and will continue one hour before the service at the church on Thursday.

Margaret M. Anderson daughter of Nicholas and Charlotte (Fox) Kelch was born on June 27, 1919 on a farm south of Corwith.

In 1937 Margaret was united in marriage to “J. Curtis” Anderson. The family farmed north of Holmes until J. Curtis died in 1975.

Margaret is survived by her two daughters, Shirley Rohrer and her husband Gary of Clarion, Nancy Ramsell and her husband Tom of Norwalk; six grandchildren, John, James and Joel Rohrer, Christopher and David Ramsell, and Elizabeth Bramlett; 10 great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Jessica and Macoy Rohrer, Shannon and Jacob Bramlett, Benjamin and Matthew Ramsell, Samuel, Paden and Logan Ramsell; one brother John Kelch of Illinois.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Curtis; her parents; a baby girl, Elizabeth; granddaughter, Susan McGrath; 9 brothers; and 9 sisters.


Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2005
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Ewing Funeral Home – Former Clarion Location
602 North Main Street, Clarion, Iowa 50525
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Date: Thursday, June 30, 2005
Time: 10:30 am
Where: St. John’s Catholic Church – Clarion
608 2nd Avenue North East, Clarion, Iowa 50525
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