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Rockford - Catherine Andrea Anderson, 88, of Rockford, died Monday evening, October 29, 2007, in SwedishAmerican Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Born March 28, 1919 in Vermillion, S.D., the daughter of Alfred and Christina (Hanson) Ulvog. Catherine married William L. Anderson in Dubuque, Iowa on November 4, 1939. She was employed as a secretary at Barber Colman for 22 years. Catherine attended Maywood Evangelical Free Church of Rockford, and served on the funeral committee. She was also a volunteer for Rockford Area Pregnancy Care Center and for the Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center Coffee Shop. Recently Catherine was a member of the Red Hatters at Fairview Residence. Catherine enjoyed trips and shopping. Her faith and family and friends were the most important aspects of her life.
Catherine is lovingly survived by her son, Neal (Melody) Anderson of Rockford; two grandchildren, Lane (Wendy) Anderson of Rockford and Lori (Bill) Durkee of Rockford; four great-grandchildren, Delaney and Anna Anderson of Rockford and Mia Rae and William Durkee of Rockford; brothers, Adrian (Peggy) Ulvog of Aneta, N.D., Robert (Phyllis) Ulvog of Winnebago, Alfred (JoAnne) Ulvog of Vienna, Va., and Marion (Leona) Kryger of Vermillion, S.D.; and numerous nephews and nieces.
Catherine was predeceased by her mother, Christina Andrea Ulvog on April 17, 1935; father, Alfred Ulvog on March 5, 1978; husband, William L. Anderson on July 24, 1997 and brother and sister-in-law, Howard and Maxine Ulvog.
Her family was a great joy in her life.
Service is at 11:00 a.m., Friday, November 2, 2007 in Maywood Evangelical Free Church, 3621 Samuelson Road, Rockford with visitation from 10:00 a.m. to service time; Pastor Dave Currie will officiate. Burial in Willwood Burial Park in Rockford. Visitation also at 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 1, 2007, in Genandt Funeral Home 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago.