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Melva Marie Anderson

December 21, 1944 — September 29, 2020

Melva Marie Anderson, 76, long time resident of Fredonia, passed away, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Heritage Health Care in Chanute, Kansas. Melva was born, December 21, 1944 to Vernon and Lillian (Patterson) Keykendall in Lafontaine, Kansas.

Melva grew up in Fredonia and attended Fredonia High School, graduating in 1962. On August 2, 1963, Melva was united in marriage to Donald L. Anderson at Buxton, Kansas, he survives at the home.

Melva worked at Wiggin’s Drug Store, IGA in Fredonia, Cooks Sewing Company and Cessna for many years, retiring in 2007. Melva was a member of Cornerstone Christian Church in Fredonia, Kansas.

Melva was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family, sewing, working on cross stich, growing flowers, cooking, reading and working on cross word puzzles.

In addition to her husband, Donald, Melva is survived by her children; Donald L. Anderson, Jr. Burlington, Kansas, Sherri Anderson Sass, Fredonia, Kansas and David Wayne Anderson, Russell, Kansas, 5 Grandchildren and 5 Great-Grandchildren.

Melva was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Dorothy Hawkins.

Cremation has taken place and Celebration of Life services will be 2:00 pm, Monday, October 12, 2020 at Cornerstone Christian Church, 1005 Golf Course Road, Fredonia, Kansas, with Mike Hughes officiating.
Memorials are suggested to Cornerstone Christian Church or Fredonia Pound Pals and may be left at or mailed to Wickham Family Funeral Home, 510 N. 7th Fredonia, Kansas 66736.

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Monday, October 12, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Cornerstone Christian Church

1005 Golf Course Road, Fredonia, KS 66736

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