Marian M. Anderson, 101, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away at her daughter’s home in Le Mars on Thursday, February 18, 2021. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Rev. Christian Meier will officiate. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday at St. John’s Lutheran Church.
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Marian Margaretia Anderson was born on October 11, 1919 in Le Mars, Iowa, the daughter of Henry and Louise (Heissel) Kamp. She graduated from Le Mars High School in 1937. On June 19, 1941, Marian and Rhinehart Anderson were united in marriage. They farmed until 1947 and also owned and operated the Waeside Inn. After the Inn was sold, Marian enjoyed being a housewife and mother.
In 1957, Marian and Rhinehart owned and operated a miniature golf course near their home. Rhinehart passed away in 1969 and Marian took a position with the Le Mars School District for the next 17 years before she retired. She lived with her daughter and son-in-law, Art and Betty Williams for the past four years.
Marian was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. She enjoyed cooking and baking. She also enjoyed the challenge of a good crossword puzzle and listening to Polka music. Most of all she enjoyed the time spent with her family and friends.
Grateful to have shared her life is her daughter and her husband, Betty and Art Williams of Le Mars, IA; a grandson, Paul Williams of Boyden, IA; granddaughters, Heidi Schleis of Le Mars, IA and Beth Williams of Ireton, IA; great-grandchildren, Joe and Jordan Schleis; and a brother, Bob Kamp of Omaha, NE.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Rhinehart; grandson, Steven Williams; a brother, Edwin Kamp; sisters, Viola Kamp, Shirley McDonald, Rose Marie Bales and Cecelia Joseph.