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Lucile H. (Ehlert) Anderson, 102, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, Wells, MN, formerly of Kiester, MN passed away on March 26, 2019. A funeral service will be held Friday, March 29, 2019 at 10:30 AM at Open Doors United Methodist Church in Kiester, MN with Pastor Chris Leistra and Pastor Steven Lorenz officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home, MN and will continue one hour prior to the service on Friday. Interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery in rural Kiester following the service. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is assisting the family.

Lucile was born September 12, 1916, the daughter of Clarence and Lillian (Gruhlke) Ehlert in Roseau County, MN. She attended school in Faribault County and was a 1933 graduate of Blue Earth High School and Mankato Teacher's Training in 1934. Lucile enjoyed teaching in rural schools in Faribault County. Lucile was united in marriage to Howard Anderson on March 29, 1942 in Brush Creek, MN. During World War II, while Howard was stationed overseas, Lucile worked in Albert Lea welding camp stoves. The couple operated a farm in Winnebago County, Iowa. Their family included one son and two daughters. Lucile was an active member at Grace United Methodist Church in Kiester. She was a Sunday School teacher, served on several committees, member of UMW and the Ruth Circle. Other favorite activities of Lucile included: playing the piano, playing cards, puzzles, reading, baking and traveling. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Lucile is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Sherry and Ron Penning, Scarville, IA and Carol and David Albertson, Elgin, IL, daughter-in-law, Pat Anderson of Lake Mills, IA; ; 6 grandchildren, Michelle Anderson (David Daggett) of Savage, MN, Scott (Arin) Anderson of Thompson, IA, Dawn (Aaron Clarke) Albertson of Bristol, England, Jeff (Sara) Penning of Ventura, IA, Sandy (Mike) Cowell of Johnston, IA, Brent Albertson of Elgin, IL, and great-grandchildren, Riley, Gretchen, Lincoln, Abigail, Tyler, Levi, Oliver, Olivia, Ethan, Harper. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Verna Anderson, of Coon Rapids, MN, many nieces and nephews and their families, special friend Wilma Dunbar, and many other good friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Howard in 1987, son, Gary Anderson in 1988 and one brother and sister-in-law, Darrell and Blanche Ehlert.

Blessed be her memory!