Osie Marie Anderson, 87, Lewiston

     Osie Marie Anderson of Lewiston passed away Thursday, July 28, 2011, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, with family by her side.
Osie was born Nov. 30, 1923, in Leland, Idaho, to Emmett and Muriel Thornton. They moved to Lapwai in 1928, where she went to 12 years of school, graduating in 1941. In 1941 she moved to Pierce. On Nov. 5, 1945, she married Delmar Anderson at Vancouver, Wash. They lived in Weippe until 1951, when they moved to Headquarters. She went into the United States Post Office in 1969 and became postmaster in 1977. She retired in 1988 and they moved to Lewiston.
     Surviving Osie are two sons and two daughters. Other survivors include 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Mildred Johnson.
     Preceding Osie in death were her parents; her husband, Delmar; her daughter, Donna; her brother; and two sisters.
     There will be a graveside service at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, at Lewis-Clark Memorial Gardens in Lewiston. A covered-dish dinner will be held at Hereth Park, 1534 Powers Ave., immediately following the service.
     In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a charity of your choice.
     Malcom’s Brower-Wann Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Lewiston Tribune, August 1, 2011, p. 3C
Transcribed by Jill Leonard Nock

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