Carolyn Anderson, nee Gibson, 49, of Milwaukee, passed away unexpectedly
Nov. 27, 2012, at her home. She was born Sept. 8, 1963, in West Bend, to
Dr. Richard and Carolyn (nee Kappe) Gibson.
Jane was united in marriage to William Leo Anderson on July 17, 2004.
She and Bill have one son, David, age 2.
Jane graduated from West Bend West High School in 1982. She was a proud
alumni of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, earning her bachelor of
science degree in education in 1987. She then went on to complete her
master’s degree at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She loved
teaching and working with students. She taught at Badger Middle School
in West Bend. She taught there from 1988 to 2012. Jane also taught
Sunday School at St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wauwatosa.
Jane is survived by her husband, Bill, son David, parents Richard and
Carolyn, and her four brothers: Richard H. (Kris Mooney) Gibson M.D. of
Brookfield, James H. (Anita) Gibson of Eden Prairie, Minn., Robert D. (Sheree)
Gibson M.D. of West Bend, and Thomas D. (fiancée Tracy Fleischman)
Gibson of Appleton. She is also survived by her mother-in-law, Jane
Anderson of Wauwatosa, sister-in-law, Therese (Kent) Wayson of
Milwaukee, two brothers-in-law, Fr. Jordan (Stephen) Anderson of San
Pedro, Calif., and Gerald (Skip) Anderson of Waukesha, and 11 nieces and
nephews. She was predeceased by her father-in-law, Gerald L. Anderson,
her paternal grandparents, Harry and Marion Gibson, and maternal
grandparents, Henry and Ella Kappe.
Jane loved her family. She was a survivor. Jane overcame multiple
challenges in her lifetime and by rising above them, she was an
inspiration to us all. Jane was loved by all her knew her and she gave
fully of herself. Once married, her goal was to have a family and
David’s arrival was an extremely joyous event.
A funeral service in remembrance of Jane will be held on Dec. 1.
Visitation will be from 1-4 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Evangelical Church,
1615 N. Wauwatosa Ave. (76th Street), Wauwatosa, with the service
following officiated by the Rev. Chris Manke.
The Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home, 10121 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa,is
assisting the family. (414) 774-5010,