Manon L. Anderson

Manon L. Anderson

5/5/1931 — 5/21/2015

Manon Lolita Anderson passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015, at Life Care Center in Lewiston.

Manon was born May 5, 1931, in Livingston, Mont., to Clyde and Lena Freeman.

They moved from Livingston to Trident, Mont., where she spent her early childhood years. They then moved to Bremerton, Wash., where her folks were welders on the ships during the war. They then moved to a farm outside of Garfield. Manon went to Garfield High School, graduating in 1949.

She married Donald Anderson on June 12, 1949, in Garfield, and the couple farmed outside of Garfield. They had four children together. Manon drove the school bus and was active in their church and in the grange. The couple traveled in their fifth wheel for eight years throughout the United States. After traveling, they became hosts and worked at Hells Gate State Park until Don retired.

Manon had many friends and enjoyed Bible study, lady's aid and singing in the choir with Don.

Manon was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Don Anderson; their four children, Marty Anderson, Deana Hamilton, Neil Anderson and Leanne Helbling; 13 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; six stepgreat-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A viewing will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Vassar-Rawls Funeral Home near the Idaho State Veterans Home. Graveside services will take place at 11 a.m. Friday at the Garfield Cemetery in Garfield. A luncheon will follow at the Garfield Christian Church. A memorial service will be held in June and will be announced by the family.

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Date & Time
Friday, May 29, 11:00 AM
Location
Garfield Cemtery
1000 Elberton Road
Garfield, Washington 99130

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