ALICE (JUDY) SMITH ANDERSONAlice (Judy) Smith Anderson passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.
Alice (Judy) Smith Anderson passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 at Lakeview Memorial Hospital in Two Harbors surrounded by her loving family.
Judy was born on Dec. 29, 1935 in Superior, Wis., to Herb and Helen (Keeler) Smith.
She graduated from Superior Cathedral High School in 1953. On Aug. 4, 1956 she married Alvin Anderson of Duluth, where they made their home and together raised six children.
Judy retired from Lakeshore Lutheran Home after 23 years. After retirement she enjoyed her time up the North Shore at Hollow Rock picking berries, playing cards and fishing with Alvin. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, and especially loved time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Alvin; daughters Roxanne (Andrew) Sternberg, Mary (Mike) Halter; sons Wayne (Jenny), Robert (LaBelle), Art (Darcy), and Bill; grandchildren Nichole, Christopher (Kate), Tony, Andy, Greg, Michelle, Scott, Missy, Tyler, Amanda, Corey and Robbie; great grandchildren Kayleigh, Chloe and Riley, Calvin, Spencer and Madelyn, Brea, and Alexa; brother, Herbert (Topper) Smith.
The family thanks all of the caring staff at Essentia St. Mary's, Ecumen Lakeshore, Ecumen Scenic Shores, and Lakeview Memorial Hospital who provided exceptional care and comfort to Judy and her family in her final days.
She will forever be loved and remembered by her family and friends.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE: 12 Noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at the Clearwater Grille (formerly the Lakeview Castle), 5135 N. Shore Drive Duluth, MN 55804.