Ilene Marie Anderson
Age - 80
12/4/1927 - 5/16/2008
Paddock, NE - Columbus, NE

Funeral Service
2:00 PM, 
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Bible Baptist Church
1771 43rd Avenue
Columbus,  NE 
Pastor Robert Walker will officiate

4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Monday and 12 noon - 2:00 p.m. Tuesday all at the Bible Baptist Church

Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Roselawn Cemetery
Columbus,  NE 
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Ilene died Friday at her home.
Ilene Marie Anderson was born December 4, 1927 in Paddock, Nebraska to Frank A. and Frances (Johnson) Searles. She attended District #1 School and graduated in 1946. She taught at a country school by Center Union, near O'Neill, Nebraska for one year. Then she was united in marriage to Percy Merrill Anderson on August 26, 1948 in O'Neill, Nebraska by Reverend Melvin Grosenbach. They moved to Columbus in 1953. Ilene was a member of the Bible Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, and crocheting. She was a beloved wife and mother who lived to please the Lord in all things.

She is survived by:

Husband: Percy M. Anderson of Columbus, NE
Daughter: Sue Keyes of Columbus, NE
Daughter: Lynita (Merlin) Gehring of Columbus, NE
Daughter: Rachel (Kelvin) Walker of Columbus, NE
Son: Randy (Lorelie) Anderson of Columbus, NE
Son: Stephen (Janell) Anderson of Columbus, NE
Son: Jerry (Karen) Anderson of Columbus, NE
Son: Greg (Beth) Anderson of Columbus, NE
Son: Ricky (MaryAnn) Anderson of Columbus, NE
Son: Eric Anderson of Schuyler, NE
Brother: Austin (Gladys) Searles of Doniphan, NE
Brother: Zane (Beverly) Searles of Grands Pass, OR
Sister: JoAnn (Larry) Wyatt of Richland, WA
45 Grandchildren
55 Great Grandchildren

She was preceded by:

Father: Frank A. Searles
Mother: Frances Searles
Sister: Grace Irene (Searles) Brock

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