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Agnes Adeline AndersonJuly 27, 1917 ~ March 31, 2017 (age 99)
Agnes A. Anderson of Fairfield, Montana passed away at Park Place Nursing Home in Great Falls, March 31, 2017. There will be a private interment at the Manchester Cemetery prior to her Celebration of Life Service that will be held at the United Church of Christ Church, Fairfield, Montana on Saturday, April 22, 10:30 AM.
Agnes Adeline Stone was born on July 27, 1917, in Fort Benton, Montana, to John and Hilda Stone. Agnes was the oldest in a family of three sisters and two brothers all of whom have preceded her passing. She went to country schools in the Geraldine area and graduated from Geraldine High School. Agnes met her husband to be in Geraldine, Montana and was married in 1938. After marriage she and her husband moved to Great Falls.
Agnes was a housewife and was very talented at crocheting. The crocheted Lord’s Prayer and alter cloth at her church were both made by her. She made many items including coverings for chairs, bed spreads, dollies and small table cloths. She was often asked to repair crocheted items. Agnes also loved to go fishing. She and her husband Russell would go to the reservoirs, lakes, rivers and creeks in the area. After Russell retired from the Anaconda Company they moved to Fairfield and made that their home. They both were active in the Senior Citizens Center and in their church, the United Church of Christ.
Survivors include her son, Arnold “Arnie” Anderson and his wife Elaine of Junction City, Oregon, two granddaughters Kim Anderson and her family of Eugene, Oregon, and Keri Bierly and her family of Junction City, Oregon. She has two great grandsons and two great granddaughters and two great-great grandchildren.
Agnes was preceded in death by her parents John and Hilda Stone, her brothers Ray and Roy Stone, her sisters Irene Savoie and Norma Savoie, her husband Russell E. Anderson and a son, Kenneth R. Anderson. Agnes was the oldest living member of the John and Hilda Stone Family, passing four months prior to her 100th birthday.
The family requests that memorial donations to be given to the United Church of Christ in Fairfield, Montana, in memory of Agnes A. Anderson.