Imogene Mae “Jean” Anderson

Imogene Mae “Jean” Anderson died Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at home at the age of 92. Graveside services will be held at the Clinton Cemetery, Clinton, Kansas at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 12, 2015.

The daughter of the late Harry and Hazel Cole, Jean was born on February 27, 1923 in Richland, Kansas and graduated from Overbrook High School. She was married to Arthur C. Anderson in January 1945 in Lone Star, Kansas. He died January 28, 1985. She spent most of her life in Lawrence and was a member of West Side Presbyterian Church.

Jean will be remembered for her love and compassion. She was a classic homemaker. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, baking and taking care of her family. She was well known for her delicious breads and cookies. She always had plenty of cookies to send home with her guests.

Survivors include a son, Stan and wife Barbara; a daughter, Becky Campbell and husband Sam; three grandchildren, Amy and Matt Milroy, Jim and Melody Anderson, Mike and Sarah Campbell; and six great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Bernice Wilson and her husband Fred Wilson.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the West Side Presbyterian Church or Visiting Nurses and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

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  1. Bitsey Patton on September 6, 2015 at 4:21 pm

    Jean was a wonderful neighbor. I so enjoyed chatting with her as I walked by with my dogs.

  2. Don and Jane Schwartz on September 10, 2015 at 4:32 pm

    Our love and prayers are with you at this time. Lots of fond memories of both your Mom and Dad.

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