Funeral services for Henrietta "Retta" Anderson, 68, of Council Bluffs, were held Saturday, Oct. 28 at Meyer- Woodring Funeral Home. Rev. Mark Heath of Epworth United Methodist Church officiated the 11 a.m. service.
Burial was at Garner Township Cemetery. Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Anderson passed away Thursday, Oct. 26 at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs.
She was born in Alta and graduated from Alta High School in 1950. Mrs. Anderson worked at Jennie Edmundson Hospital as a nurses' aide and also at J.C. Penney.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Donald, of Council Bluffs; four sons: Dean and his wife Karen Anderson, Jeff and his wife Georgia Anderson, Craig Anderson, all of Council Bluffs and Scott and his wife Christine Anderson of Seattle, Wash.; one daughter: Donan and her husband Paul Stump of Ames; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two sisters: Madeleine and her husband Harvey Gehring of Blue Springs, Mo. and Janice Grienke of Gilbert, Ariz.; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews.