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Kathleen Anderson

Jan. 11, 1942-March 12, 2010

Kathleen A. Anderson, 68, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, March 12, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes.

Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. Saturday, March 20 at David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, with Pastor Jeff Teeples officiating.

Friends may call from 12 noon until 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Interment will be in the Holt Cemetery at Holt, Minn.

Kathleen Ann "Kathy" Anderson was born to Clarence and Anna (Lapic) Smith on January 11, 1942 in Thief River Falls, Minn. She attended Holt Elementary School and was a 1960 graduate of Newfolden (Minn.) High School.

Kathy attended Thief River Falls Community College, where she received her LPN training. She worked at St. Ansgar's Hospital in Moorhead; St. Mary's Hospital in Detroit Lakes; and at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes.

Kathy was united in marriage to Wallace Leland. They later divorced. She was united in marriage to Roger Anderson on August 12, 1993 in Sisseton, S.D., after which they made their home in Detroit Lakes.

Kathy loved gardening and being out doors.

Survivors include her husband, Roger of Detroit Lakes; daughters, Denise (Scott) Sellin of Hawley and Denielle Leland of Fargo; and a son, Darryl Leland of Detroit Lakes; stepdaughters, Tereasa Popp of Apple River, Ill., and Joy (Donnie) Rousu of Detroit Lakes; stepsons, Keith Anderson of Detroit Lakes and Richard Anderson of Detroit Lakes; three grandchildren, Brandon, Hannah and Steven Sellin; six step-grandchildren, Nathan Graham, Kassandra Meyer, Brandon Johnson, Shyanne Anderson, Catlyn and Jordan Rousu; a step-great grandson, Jackson Meyer; a sister, Jane Smith of Roseau, Minn.; and a brother, Wayne (Margy) Smith of Newfolden, Minn.

Preceding her in death were an infant daughter, Dorinda Leland, and her parents.

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