Freida Anderson, 97, of Princeton, passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016 in Manor Court of Princeton.
Services will be held 12 noon Saturday in the Chapel of The Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton, with Rev. Mary Gay McKinney of the Open Prairie United Church of Christ, Princeton, officiating. Interment will follow in the Prairie Repose Cemetery, Dover. Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.
Freida was born on November 2, 1918 in Rolla, Missouri, to Ferdinand and Martha (Ballance) Hollaway. She married William “Bill” E. Anderson on May 29, 1942 in Joliet. She had taught in La Moille, Ladd and Princeton grade schools for years. She was named Outstanding Elementary Teacher of America in 1975.
She was a member of the Bureau County Metro Center, the Open Prairie United Church of Christ, was a Gold Coater for years at Perry Memorial Hospital and since her retirement was a volunteer for many local organizations.
She is survived by: her daughter, Sharon (Bill) Franklin of Dixon; 2 grandchildren, Sally Retz and Michael Franklin; 4 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by: her husband, William Anderson; her son, Davis Anderson, 1 son in infancy, and 7 brothers and sisters.
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