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Marian Anderson, 78

Marian D. Anderson (nee Naslund), age 78, of Hastings, born March 23, 1935, in Barnum, Minn., died June 19, 2013, in Hastings, at Regina Hospital.

Marian graduated from Barnum High School in 1953 and from Nurses Training at St. Luke's Hospital, Duluth, Minn., in 1956. Marian worked as an RN in Lincoln, Neb., Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul, and retired from Children's Hospital in St. Paul, where she worked in the NICU (Newborn Intensive Care Unit), after a 20-year career from 1977 to 1997.

Survived by her husband, Curtis Anderson, married Feb. 18, 1957, in Sloan, Iowa; children Greg (Sandra) of Monticello, Minn., Brian of Kettle River, Minn., and Cathy (Bud) Hendriks of San Antonio, Texas; grandchildren Nick of Hartford, Vt., Laurel Anderson of Monticello, Henry of Portland, Ore.; great-grandchild Lilah Anderson of Monticello; sister Phyllis Brende of Lake City, Minn.; and many nieces and nephews.

Marian was preceded in death by her parents, Fritz (Edythe) Naslund, and son Gary Wayne Anderson.

Special thank you to Dr. McKenzie at Allina and to all of the staff at Regina Hospital, Hastings.

Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, 201 E. 7th St., Hastings, with visitation 1 hour prior to the service. Interment Sandy Lake Cemetery, Sandy Lake, Minn., at a later date.

Arrangements are with the Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings, 651-437-9419,