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“We are praying for the both of you and family to get through this time with the peace that comes from the knowledge that God loves you and that He...Read More »
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“Dear Bryon and Joan, My prayers are with you during this difficult time. May you feel The Lord's comfort until you see her again. With blessings...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Theresa Chmielewski - OH

“Bryon and Joan, We are very sorry for the loss of your Mom. We know that death is not the end but it feels pretty final right now. We want you to...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Bonnie Jentner - Akron, OH

ROCKFORD - Mae Julia "Judy" Anderson died Tuesday, August 19, 2014, while at Rosewood Care Center. She was born May 7, 1922, in Beatrice, Nebraska to John and Eleanor (Gereck) Ewald. She graduated from Beatrice High School in 1941, and married Ernest H. Anderson on September 4, 1943, at Fort Riley, Kansas. She was a resident of Rockford, IL since 1945. Judy was a government inspector in a munitions factory during WWII, active in PTA (room mother), den mother in Cub Scouts, Brownie assistant leader, elections board judge 25+ years, bowled 34 years, enjoyed cards and dominoes with friends, enjoyed crafts, quilting, cooking, and fishing with her husband. She helped her husband with secretarial work for his building contracting business. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1991, and her daughter, Kandis Ecklund in 1992. She is survived by her son, Bryon (Joan) Anderson; her daughter, Becky (John) Rambow; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and special friends, Marilyn Scheideggar and Chris Metz. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, August 23, at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, 3910 N. Rockton Ave., Rockford Illinois, with visitation from 1:30 p.m. until time of service. Burial at Willwood Burial Park. Contributions may be made to Rockford Transitions Hospice in her memory. To express condolences online please visit