Gloria Anderson

June 21, 1929-Jan. 8, 2014

OWATONNA – Services for Gloria June Anderson, 84, of Owatonna, at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Grace Baptist Church. Visitation will be from noon-1:30 p.m. Saturday at Grace Baptist Church. Burial will be take place at a later date in the Westbrook Cemetery in Westbrook. Memorials are preferred to the Grace Baptist Church, the Steele County Food Shelf or Homestead Hospice. Arrangements by Michaelson Funeral Home.

She died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Homestead Hospice House.

Gloria was born June 21, 1929, in Slayton to Clarence and Pearl (Gordon) Widboom. She was raised near Westbrook and attended school graduating in 1947. Gloria was united in marriage to James A. Anderson on June 15, 1949, in Westbrook. The couple farmed until moving to Owatonna in 1978. Gloria received her real estate license and worked for various real estate companies including ERA Gillespie Real Estate. After her retirement she helped her son James with managing his rental properties throughout Owatonna.

Survivors include her two sons James L. (and Sharon) Anderson of Owatonna and Douglas D. (and Peggy) Anderson of Marshall; a daughter Dr. Jacqueline (and Dr. W. Edward) Glenny of Minneapolis; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister Delores (and Hal) Denny of Colorado.

She was preceded in death by her husband James A. Anderson (2002); a daughter Jean Anderson; her parents and a sister Clarice Lowe.