Maralyn Ann Anderson, 57, passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2015, at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City after a long courageous journey with cancer.
Memorial services will be held 10:30 A.M. Saturday, November 28, 2015, at Pilot Knob Lutheran Church with Rev. Robert Snitzer officiating.
A gathering of friends and family will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Friday (November 27, 2015) at the Cataldo Schott Funeral Chapel in Forest City.
Inurnment will be held in the Oakland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Winnebago County Food Bank.
Maralyn Ann Anderson, the daughter of Lester and Phyllis (Luther) Rogness was born September 13, 1958 in Forest City. She attended Forest City Schools graduating in May of 1977. On March 5, 1978 Maralyn was united in marriage to Rodney “Tuff” Anderson. They had two children, Tim and Frank Anderson.
Maralyn worked at Winnebago for 24 years until having to retire due to her health. Maralyn was a member of the Pilot Knob Lutheran Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her two sons, Tim (Mara) Anderson of Clear Lake and Frank (Emily) Anderson of Marion, IA; five grandchildren, Brynn, Gavin, Elijah, Grace and Owen Anderson; two sisters, Suzie Mead of Mason City and Diane Rogness of Coralville; brother-in-law, Tom Nemmers of Garner; nieces and nephews, Eric (Troy) Nemmers, Cassandra (Chad) Chadwick and their son Charlie, Robert (Samantha) Mead, Brent Mead, Dan Mead, Cassie Rogness and her son Joey and Stephanie Nemmers.
Maralyn was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Ellen Nemmers; and brother, Mervin Rogness.