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Obituary: Violet D. Anderson

September 23, 1925 – June 24, 2023

Violet D. Anderson Violet D. Andersen, nee Peters, age 97, of Thornton, IL, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2023. Beloved wife of the late Andrew Andersen. Loving mother of Kathleen (Robert) Reingold, late Andrew (Judy) (former wife Nancy) Andersen, and the late Vernon Andersen. Cherished grandmother of Randall Reingold, Eric (Rachel) Andersen, Bryan (Cindy) Andersen, and Vernon “JR” Andersen; great-grandmother of Gage, Dane, Mackenzie, Annaliese, and the late Curtis Andersen. Preceded in death by her siblings Anna, Wilber, Richard, Herman, Robert, Helen, and Clarence Peters. Also preceded in death by her parents Christian John and Anna Peters(on) nee Diekelman.

Visitation Saturday, July 1, 2023, from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 12 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 649 E. 162nd Street, South Holland, IL with Rev. Duane Fluechtling officiating. Interment Oak Glen Cemetery – Lansing, IL.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association. For further information, please contact 708-333-7000.

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