Anna M. Born

Anna M. Born (nee Andreasen), 96, passed away Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 at Kathy Hospice.

Anna was born on Oct, 1, 1915 in Aurora, Ill. to Andrew and Ethel (nee Banks) Andreasen.

On Oct. 4, 1935, she married Richard Born who was a tool-and-die maker at Westclox Clock Factory in Peru, Ill. Richard and Anna lived in LaSalle/Peru area until they retired in 1971. After brief residences in Alice, Texas and Camden, Ark., the couple made Hope, Ark. their home until 1991, when Richard passed away, Anna then moved to West Bend. In the later years, she moved to Cedar Ridge Community and more recently to Cedar Bay West. Anna was a member of Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church.

Anna is survived by her children Earl Born of Garland, Texas, Judy (Ron) Sturm of Denver, Colo., and Paulette (Ron) Spears of West Bend. She is further survived by her nine grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Richard and a son Ralph.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend. Interment of ashes at Washington County Memorial Park. Memorials are appreciated to Kathy Hospice. (3232 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend, WI 53095)

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; 338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.