Marjorie J. (Johnson) Anderson, 93, of Black River Falls, passed away under the care of St. Croix Hospice at Grand View Care Center, Blair, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023.

     She was born Oct. 18, 1929, in Melrose, WI, to Fred and Beatrice (Jennings) Johnson. She attended grade school in Melrose and graduated from Black River Falls High School in 1947. She married Mahlon Anderson Oct. 29, 1949, in Melrose, WI.

     The couple farmed on the family farm near Melrose before moving to Vosse Coulee near Blair where they farmed for many years. They moved to Black River Falls in 1981. Over the years, Marge enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening, playing cards, word puzzles and, most of all, spending time with family and friends. She was a member of Taylor Lutheran Church. Marge was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

     Survivors include son David (Becky) Dalzell, St. Paul, MN; daughters Camille (Art) Home of Black River Falls, Lois Butters of Independence, IA, and Sidney (Roddy) McDougall of Ettrick; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

     She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Mahlon; one brother, Robert; two sons-in-law, Donald McDougall and Ron Butters; and special friend, Harold Iverson.

     Visitation for family and friends was held at Torgerson’s Funeral Home (408 N. Water St., Black River Falls, WI) Friday, Sept. 8, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. with a prayer service at 1 p.m. followed by internment at Little Norway Cemetery.

    The Torgerson’s Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements, 715-284-4321.

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