Kathryn “Kay” Marlene Anderson


Kathryn “Kay” Marlene Anderson, 82, of Hermantown, passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center.

Kay was born in Duluth to Robert and Dorothy Davey on January 2, 1940. She went to Central High School and graduated in 1958. She married Rodney Anderson on May 9, 1959 at First Methodist Church in Duluth. She worked as a purchasing agent at First American National Bank for 5 years, and then became a homemaker. She enjoyed going to craft shows, watching all of her kids and grandkids play sports or perform in dance recitals.

Kay was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Robert Davey Jr., Richard Davey and Dale Davey.

Kay is survived by her husband of 62 years, Rodney Anderson; sons, Larry (Cindy) Anderson and Dale (Tina) Anderson; daughter, Michele (Mike) Mihalik; grandchildren, Lisa (Derrick) Johnson, Mike (Jen) Anderson, Kyle Anderson, Ashley (Joe Driscoll) Anderson, Riley (Emily) Anderson, Paul (Lexi Mierow) Anderson, Kailey Mihalik and Hannah Mihalik; great-grandchildren, Haley, Emmie Kay and Colbie; brother, Rocky (Kathy) Davey; and many nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Dr. Thomas Heinitz and the staff at Essentia Health Proctor.

Visitation to be held at 4:00 PM on Thursday, January 6th at Sunrise Funeral Home, 4798 Miller Trunk Hwy, with Funeral service to follow at 5:00 PM.

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