90, formerly of 86 Bandy Ave., Galesburg, died at 7:50 PM Friday, September 19, 2008 in Marigold Health Care Center.
She was born July 22, 1918 in Gilson, IL, the daughter of John and Gwendolyn Benjamin Stevens. She married Burl A. Anderson on August 10, 1937 in Davenport, IA. He preceded her in death on December 20, 1986.
She is survived by 2 sons, Burl (and Rita) Anderson, Jr. of Galesburg and Wendell (and Rose) Anderson of Centennial, CO, a daughter, Penny (and Richard) Gerald of Erie, IL, 13 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, and a sister, Mary Walter of Hot Springs, AR. She was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 2 sisters.
Roxane was a nurse’s aide for 22 years, working for local hospitals as well as working independently. She attended Wataga High School. She was a past member of the former Pilgrim Holiness Church, where she was the Sunday school superintendent, a Sunday school teacher, and the missionary president. She attended First Bible Missionary Church in Galesburg. She visited local nursing homes and held religious services.
Funeral will be 2 PM Wednesday in Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. The Rev. James Taylor will officiate. Visitation will be 1 to 2 PM Wednesday at the chapel. Burial will be in East Linwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Community Hospices of America. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.