April 3, 1958 - June 3, 2013
BERNADETTE ANDERSON HAMILTON LAKES- Bernadette Anderson age 55 of Hamilton Lakes woke up with our Lord in Heaven on Monday, June 3, 2013. She was welcomed by her parents, family and friends. She was born on April 3, 1958 in Iron Mountain, the daughter of the late Harry and Marion (Oberthaler) Anderson. Bernadette was an active member of St. Mary’s Church in Norway. She graduated from Special Education in 1984 with David Kampinen, her dear friend. Bernie worked at TRICO Opportunities for 20 years, retiring in 2004, celebrating with a trip to Punta Cana. She enjoyed swimming, snorkeling, jet-skiing, kayaking, paddle boating, taking friends and family for long trips around the lake. Bernie loved to travel the U.S. and abroad with family and friends, Paris being her favorite city, enjoying the food from foreign countries, especially her favorite pomme frittes with mayo. Bernadette enjoyed latch hooking, which she won many ribbons for at the county fair, playing cards, talking on the phone, taking sunset pictures and partying. She was gifted in social skills, talking to everyone, remembering names, birthdates and phone numbers. She was witty and had a great sense of humor. Bernadette is survived by her sisters Kathy Morgan (Larry Suino) and Dorothy Anderson (Angelo Chiocchi); brother Royce (Pam) Anderson; nieces and nephews Kristine (Mike) Jones, Todd (Tonia) Pierce, Kaite Anderson and Andrei Anderson and step-nephew Nick Bronzyk; great nieces and nephews Brittany, Jacob, Zachary and Caleb Jones, Brandon (Charlot) and Derrick Pierce; step-mother Linnea Anderson; step-sister Marsha (Bruce) Torretti and two daughters; step-brothers Tom (Cindy) Porta and their nine children, Chuck (Kitty) Porta and their four children. Family will greet friends on Friday, June 7 from 9:30-12 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Norway. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 12 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church with Fr. Timothy Ekaitis, presiding. Her family request that in lieu of flowers a memorial will be established in Bernie’s name.
BERNADETTE ANDERSON HAMILTON LAKES- Bernadette Anderson age 55 of Hamilton Lakes woke up with our Lord in Heaven on Monday, June 3, 2013. She was welcomed by her parents, family and friends. She was born on April 3, 1958 in Iron Mountain, the... View Obituary & Service Information
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