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AnnaBelle Anderson -- Rochester

October 12, 2018

AnnaBelle Anderson, 98, of Rochester, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at Seasons Hospice House.

AnnaBelle Loeser, daughter of Michael and Katherine Loeser, was born July 28, 1920, on her family farm in Marion Township. She had two sisters, Winifred and Mary, and one brother, Francis.

AnnaBelle graduated from Rochester High School. She married J. Harold Anderson in 1938. They had five daughters. While Harold served in WWII, she worked in Rochester at the Norton Hotel and later worked at the Olmsted County Bank and Trust Company/Marquette until her retirement.

AnnaBelle enjoyed cards, dancing, music, her dogs, Puckett and Max, her family, and neighborhood.

She is survived by her children, Patricia (Robert) Haggerty, Michelle (William) Leach, Gae Lewis, and Melinda (Roger) Holtegaard; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Gaylene; her husband; two grandchildren; her brother, and two sisters.

Memorials are preferred to Seasons Hospice or Pax Christi Catholic Church.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to caregivers with Visiting Angels, The Plummer Home and Seasons Hospice.

The funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at Pax Christi Catholic Church, with Rev. The Hoang officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., with a Rosary at 7 p.m., on Sunday in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home. There also will be a visitation one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Online condolences are welcome at www.mackenfuneralhome.com.

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