Lila E. Anderson, 85
Sept. 18, 1930 — Mar 4, 2016

Lila E. Anderson, 85 Lila E. Anderson (nee Hetzel), 85, of West Bend, passed away with her family by her side Friday, March 4, 2016, at the Samaritan Health Center in West Bend.

She was born Sept. 18, 1930, in Fredonia to the late Walter and Erma (nee Moths) Hetzel. She was united in marriage to Roy Anderson on June 3, 1950, at St. Paul’s Church in Waubeka. Roy passed away June 6, 2010.

Lila was employed as a receptionist and switchboard operator at St. Joseph’s Community Hospital, West Bend, for many years.

She is survived by three children, Maria (Pete) Krueger of Iron Ridge, Todd (Amy) Anderson of Florence and Paul (Kelly) Anderson of West Bend; eight grandchildren, Angie (Cristina) Hardt, Christy Mueller-Anderson, Jack Anderson, Karmen Anderson, Casey Anderson, Michael Anderson, Justin Anderson and Kristin Anderson; four great-grandchildren, Dalton, Edwyn, Penelope and Michelle; a sister, Carol (Ernie) Marier of West Bend; two brothers, Walter Hetzel of California and Melvin (Mary) Hetzel of California; a sister-in-law, Linnea (Fred) Melius; a brother-in-law, Birger Anderson; special friends, Howard (the late LaVerne) Wilke; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Lila was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Karmen; a sister, Sylvia (Carl) Hauch; a brother, Roman (Ruth) Hetzel; two sisters-in-law, Lula Anderson and LaMae Hetzel; and three brothers-in-law, Everett (Earlene) Anderson, Verner (Helen) Anderson, and Mauritz Anderson.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 4, at St. Paul’s Cemetery in Waubeka with the Rev. David Schoob of Trinity Lutheran Church, West Bend, officiating. Following the service at the cemetery there will be a luncheon at the Fillmore Turner Hall.

The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Lila’s arrangements. Additional information and guestbook may be found at