Fairmont, Minn. - Memorial services for Bunny Anderson, 88, of Fairmont, Minn., were held 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont and will continue one hour prior to the time of service. Burial will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at the Fairview Cemetery in Mound, Minn. Bunny passed away Tuesday morning, Aug. 6, 2013, at the Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center in Fairmont. The Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements.
Alta Irene "Bunny" Anderson was born on Nov. 30, 1924, in Gustavus, Ohio, the daughter of Rawsell Herbert and Elizabeth (Palencher) Lipps. She attended school in Andover, Ohio.
On Oct. 11, 1946, Bunny was united in marriage to Clarence William Anderson in St. Paul, Minn. Together the couple made their home in Minneapolis, Minn., Navarre, Minn, Ceylon, Minn., and finally Fairmont, Minn. To this union two daughters were born, Peggy and Darlene. Bunny worked for many years as a waitress and hostess for the LaFayette County Club on Lake Minnetonka and retired in 1984.
Bunny had a wonderful sense of humor and enjoyed making people smile. In her spare time she enjoyed her family, friends and gardening.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Peggy (Alvin) Hovick of Fairmont, Minn.; and Darlene Farley of Fairbault, Minn.; grandchildren, Tom (Rose) Hovick of Ceylon, Minn.; Joy Hovick and special friend, Allen Dykema of Mankato, Minn.; Gary Farley of Fairbault, Minn. and Holly Farley of Eagan, Minn.; great-grandchildren, Jordan (Cassondra) Hovick of Fairmont, Minn. and Zachary Hovick of Ceylon, Minn.; great-great-grandchild, Sophie Hovick of Fairmont, Minn.; a brother, Francis Lee Lipps of Wagoner, Okla.; a sister, Virginia Hoffman of Nevada; as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Bunny was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Anderson in 1979; parents, Rawsell and Elizabeth Lipps; brother, Jesse James Lipps; and a son-in-law, Richard Farley.