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Marilyn Anderson-O Nan, 73 - January 17, 2007


Marilyn J. Anderson-O’Nan, 73, of North Platte, formerly of Brady, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at her daughter’s home in Lincoln.
Services were held on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Odean Colonial Chapel at North Platte. Burial was at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery.
Anderson-O’Nan was born on Aug. 14, 1933, at Weiser, ID, to Henry “Hank” and Aladine Elaine (Aden) Boslau.
She graduated from Weiser High School and was united in marriage to Richard “Dick” Anderson on Nov. 24, 1952, in the SveaDahl Church at Wild Horse Valley, north of Brady.
The couple farmed north of Brady for over 25 years where they raised four children. Later, she went back to school and received her LPN degree. She began her nursing career at Gothenburg Memorial Hospital. After she and her husband moved to North Platte, she worked at the American Red Cross from 1980 to 1993.
Anderson-O’Nan was diagnosed with lung cancer in March of 2006 and then moved to Lincoln where she was cared for by her daughter, Laura.
She was preceded in death by: her husband, Dick; her brother, Roy.
Survivors include: her parents, Hank and Aladine Boslau of North Platte; daughter, Laura (James) Franzen of Lincoln; sons—Randy (Marcia) Anderson of Overland Park, KS, Larry (Kathy) Anderson of Parker, CO, and Jeff Anderson of Gothenburg; six grandsons, two granddaughters and two great-granddaughters; brothers—Don Boslau of LaGrande, OR, and Byron and Olinda Boslau of Lincoln; numerous nieces and nephews and her lifelong friend, Ken O’Nan of Boise, ID.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Lung Association or HoriSun Hospice of Lincoln.