Katherine L. "Kate" Anderson, 87, of Toledo passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Carrington Place of Toledo under the care of Iowa Hospice with Donald, her husband of 39 years, at her side. Katherine's remains were donated to the Department of Anatomy at the University of Iowa. A Memorial Service will be held at a future date. Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama-Toledo is assisting with the arrangements.
Katherine was born on September 19, 192,5 in Marshalltown, the daughter of Myron and Bertha (Peterson) Spake. She worked as a sales clerk at downtown Marshalltown businesses including jewelry stores and JC Penney. Katherine was united in marriage to Donald Anderson in 1974 in Marshalltown. She was a member of the Toledo American Legion Auxiliary.
Preceding her in death were her parents; one daughter, Denise Sipe; two sisters, Bertha and Estelline; and two brothers, Loren and Myle. Survivors include her husband Donald of Toledo; four children,Todd Quick of San Antonio, TX, Priscilla (William) Heil of Henderson, NV, Patrick Quick of Davenport, and Philip Quick of State Center; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A memorial fund has been established.
Katherine L. “Kate” Anderson