Dorothy J. Anderson, Elgin, Iowa, February 22, 2021

Dorothy J. Anderson, 91, of Elgin, Iowa died Monday February 22, 2021 at Gundersen Health in La Crosse, Wisconsin. She was born March 20, 1929 to John and Julie (Braken) Grimm in Elgin, Iowa. Dorothy graduated from Elgin High School.

On August 2, 1952 Dorothy was united in marriage with Harry Anderson. One son was born to this union. Dorothy worked as an Accountant and Bookkeeper. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, crocheting, reading and doing jigsaw puzzles. Family was always important to her. Dorothy collected Elgin Memorabilia and enjoyed watching and reading murder mysteries.

Surviving Dorothy are her son, Eric Anderson of Elgin, Iowa; and sisters, Verna Farrance of Rock Island, Illinois and Alice Dhamers of Moline, Illinois. Preceding Dorothy in death were her husband, Harry; parents, John and Julie Grimm; and siblings, Lawrence Grimm, Harold Grimm, Lester Grimm, Pearl Woytash, Marie Bickford, Betty Mason, Mable Bessler, Margaret Price and June Capper.

Visitation will be held from 2-5 pm on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Elgin, Iowa.

Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Elgin, Iowa is assisting the family with arrangements.

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