Hazel Anderson

Hazel Aleen Anderson, 73, Topeka, died of natural causes June 1, 2011, at Aldersgate Village where she had resided for the past two years.

She was born Dec. 16, 1937, to Lethal and Helen Brumley Lykins at DeKalb, Mo., and resided in Joplin, Mo., most of her life.

She married William “Bill” Anderson March 10, 1956. He survives.

She moved to Valley Falls in 1983 and was employed at the Valley Falls Vindicator. The couple operated The Last Straw and a furniture store for awhile before moving to Topeka. She later worked for Farmers insurance as a claims manager.

Other survivors include a daughter, Teresa Rivera; two sons, Douglas Anderson and Michael Anderson; two sisters, Colleen Chatfield and Debbie Burns; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Memorial services were held at Aldersgate Village June 7.

Memorial contributions can be sent to Grace Hospice, 3715 SW 29th Street, Suite 100, Topeka, 66614.

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