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Bonitta Anderson

October 8, 1935 — January 15, 2021

Bonitta Anne Anderson, 85, of Fergus Falls, died Friday, January 15, 2021, at Park Gardens in Fergus Falls.

Bonitta was born October 8, 1935, to Sigurd and Lillian (Fick) Leine in Fergus Falls. She attended Fergus Falls Senior High School.

On October 10, 1951, she married Darrell Anderson.

Bonitta worked at National Foods as a cashier for over 10 years, Otter Tail Power Company in the Reprographics Department, and also at the V.F.W Club as a Bartender and Waitress.

She enjoyed gardening, bird watching, music- including yodeling, entertaining, and going to the local casinos.

Preceding her in death were her father and mother; sister, Julaine Viskoe; brother, Kenrid Leine; son, Daniel Anderson; son-in-law, Steven Jorgenson, and great-granddaughter, Aurora Kurtz.

Bonitta is survived by her long-time companion, Elof “Sonny” Norgren of Elizabeth; children, Debra Jorgenson of Rothsay, Sandra (Troy) Hassell of New Castle, CO, Sheri Wilke (special friend, Mark) of Fergus Falls, Shelly (Jon) Schreiber of New Castle, CO, and Darcy Anderson of Fergus Falls; grandchildren, Tamara Beyer, Kari (Jeremy) Carlsrud, Kimberly (Eric) Larson, Natausha (Dan) Christianson, Nicholas (Lindsay) Anderson, Alicia (Jason) Ebert, Karla (Jason) Cox, Eric (Lana) Grant, Ryan (Angela) Grant, Nicole (Carl) Kurtz, Tonya (Josh) Wolters, Collin Schreiber, and Lillian Schreiber; 27 great-grandchildren and one more on the way; great-great-grandchild, Rylan one very special little boy; sister, Delaura (Clark) Gripentrog; sister-in-law, Phyllis Leine; former sister-in-law, Beverly Anderson; former brother-in-law, Merle (Mavis) Anderson, along with numerous, cousins, nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

Memorial Service: 2:00 p.m., Sunday, July 25, 2021, at American Legion Park Rothsay.
Please bring your own lawn chair.

Interment: Oak Grove Cemetery, Fergus Falls, MN

Arrangements are provided by the Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls.
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Thursday, January 21, 2021

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Sunday, July 25, 2021

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, Rothsay, MN 56579

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