Anna Lisa Anderson, 93, formerly of 16 Arlington Ave., Jamestown, died Saturday Nov. 29, 2008, in the home of her cousin at 7 Sunnyside Ave., Bemus Point.
Coming to the United States in 1927, she was born Nov. 23, 1915, in Varmland, Sweden, a daughter of Carl and Anna Larson Anderson.
She was a 1939 graduate of Jamestown High School, and was employed for 35 years by Empire State Mutual Life Insurance, as head of the actuarial department.
Anna Lisa Anderson
She was confirmed in First Lutheran Church and later became a member of St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Bemus Point and the Town of Ellery Senior Citizens.
She loved travelling the entire East Coast and spending winters in Florida.
Surviving are two cousins: Tobie Anderson of Albany, N.Y. and MajBritt Traynor, with whom she made her home; a niece-inlaw, Rosemary Lodestro Anderson of Marietta, Ga.; a great-niece, Denise Lodestro of Marietta; a great-nephew, Gregory (Hope) Anderson of Acworth, Ga.; a great-great-niece, Emma Grace Anderson of Acworth; second cousins: Sarah Goebel, Leon Traynor and Donald Britt Traynor; and third cousins: Michael, Linnea and Steven Goebel.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Oste; two brothers: Hilding and Nels Anderson; and a nephew, Dennis Anderson.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in St. Timothy Lutheran Church. The Rev. Jeff Silvernail, will officiate.
Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Chautauqua County, 4840 West Lake Road, Mayville, 14757 or St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 3748 Rt. 430, Bemus Point, NY, 14712.