Mildred Lorraine Anderson of St. Croix Falls died Dec. 11, 2021, at the Comfort of Homes in St. Croix Falls. She was 91.

Mildred was born on May 6, 1930, to Lawrence and Ethel (Crane) Burch in Mitchell, S.D. She was raised in St. Croix Falls and attend St. Croix Falls High School. On Sept. 30, 1947, she was united in marriage to Eldred Anderson at the Bethesda Lutheran parsonage. This marriage was blessed with eight children. Mildred stayed home to raise her children.

Mildred enjoyed baking, gardening, crocheting and animals. She was very musically talented and loved to play the piano and accordion. Mildred was the best babysitter in town, top notch some would say. Most of all she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by so many.

Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Ethel Burch; son, Rick; three sisters and six brothers.

Mildred is survived by her husband, Eldred; children, George Anderson (LeAnne), Randy Anderson (JoAnne), Darlene (Allen) Moe, Sherri Anderson, Deborah (Mark) Nelson, Rod (Kathy) Anderson and Dean (Diana) Anderson; 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Art (Charlene) Burch and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Funeral services will be Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. at Bethesda Lutheran Church, Dresser, with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church.

Interment will be in the Bethesda Lutheran Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are with the Grandstrand Funeral Home, Osceola, Wisconsin. Condolences may be expressed online at

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