Anderson, Maud Emily
Mrs. Maud Emily Anderson of Red Rock, Ontario passed away Monday, June 23, 2003 with her daughter by her side, in the Nipigon District Memorial Hospital, Nipigon, Ontario. Maud was born in Russell, Manitoba and over the years resided in Silverton, St. Thomas, Ontario, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Fort William, Ontario and settled in Red Rock in 1954.She worked as a nurse maid and at cake decorating.She held various positions over the years in the Red Rock Curling Club, was secretary of the North Western Ladies Curling Association, was secretary-treasurer of the Red Rock Art Club, was a member of the Handcraft Guild, the Horticultural Society, the Hospital Auxiliary and was on the Board of Directors for the Red Rock Senior Citizens Home. Maud was a tough and independent woman who enjoyed knitting, crochet, sewing, needlepoint and other handcrafts, gardening, house plants and reading.Her main interests were her family, her church and her dogs (Gina and Teemy).Predeceased by her parents - Jessie and John Anderson, by her husband Morley in 1972, by brothers - Gordon, George (and his wife Lorna), and John, and by one nephew Cory Anderson; she is survived by her loving daughter Denise and her husband Arnold Ruoho of Madison, Wisconsin, by three grandsons - David (and wife Erika) of Crystal, Minnesota, Daniel (and wife Elise) and Jonathon both of Madison, Wisconsin, by four great grandchildren - Hanna, Taylor, Emily and Max, by her brother Douglas (and wife Beth) of Neepawa, Manitoba, and by two sisters - May (and husband Edward) Halajeski of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba and Jessie (and husband Stanley) Anderson of Langley, British Columbia. Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.According to her wishes, cremation has taken place.A Memorial Service for Maud Anderson, in the care of Elliott Funeral Home Ltd. , Nipigon will be held on Friday, June 27, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. at Red Rock United Church with the Rev. D. McClure of St. Mary's Anglican Church in Nipigon officiating.Cremains will be interred in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Thunder Bay, beside her husband, in a private family service.Friends so wishing may make donations to the Nipigon District Memorial Hospital.