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Pearl (Foerster) Anderson

March 10, 1931 ~ May 27, 2017 (age 86)

The Piano Brothers

Pearl L. (Foerster) Anderson, age 86, of Olney, passed away at 7:09 PM on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney.

Visitation will be from 5-7 PM on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in the chapel of Thrasher Family Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be at 10 AM on Thursday, June 1, 2017 in the chapel of Thrasher Family Funeral Home. Burial will be at Crest Haven Memorial Park in Claremont. Pastor Gary Wachtel will be officiating.

Pearl was born on March 10, 1931, in Wayne County, the daughter of William and Grace (Patterson) Foerster. She later married Gerald I. Anderson on November 23, 1949 in Olney. He preceded her in death on April 5, 2016.

She worked in a factory for many years. She was a member of the Moose Lodge in Olney. She enjoyed gardening and cooking. She will be sadly missed by her family, friends, and all who knew her.

Pearl is survived by her 2 daughters, Kathy Hegland and husband Randy of Springfield and Karen Whalen of Newton; brother Harold Foerster and wife Cindy of Olney; sister Francis Stoll of Claremont; 3 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and 2 step-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband Gerald Anderson, parents William and Grace Foerster, 3 brothers, Raymond, John, and Robert Foerster and son-in-law Eric Whalen.

Memorials can be sent to the American Heart Association or St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in memory of Pearl L. (Foerster) Anderson.


Charitable donations may be made to:

American Heart Association
3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago IL 60674
Tel: 1-800-242-8721
Web: https://donatenow.heart.org/?ploc=9022501&gclid=CjwKEAjwja_JBRD8idHpxaz0t3wSJAB4rXW5KxNgfLFXAa3Z4bGr

St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: https://shop.stjude.org/GiftCatalog/donation.do?cID=14262&pID=24671&sc_icid=header-btn-donate-now



 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
May 31, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Thrasher Family Funeral Home, LLC
945 South West Street
Olney, IL 62450

Funeral Service
Thursday
June 1, 2017

10:00 AM
Thrasher Family Funeral Home, LLC
945 South West Street
Olney, IL 62450


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