---- — OTTUMWA — Virginia Ann “Ginny” Anderson, 84, of 2857 Oak Meadow Drive, died at 2:47 p.m. April 11, 2013, at Hospice House in Ottumwa.
She was born Feb. 28, 1929, in Ottumwa to Chester B. and Vera M. Culbertson Kirk. She married John A. Anderson on May 1, 1949.
Ginny was a 1947 graduate of Ottumwa High School. She was a homemaker and had a passion for sewing and was an excellent seamstress. She had worked at the Southeast Iowa Blood Center.
Surviving are her husband, John; two daughters, Lana (Robert) Huffman of Oskaloosa and Laura (Tim) Gimbel of Gillette, Wyo.; three sons, Scott (Lisa) Anderson of Urbandale, Bruce (Sarah) Anderson of Dubuque and Stephen Kirk Anderson of Ottumwa; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a brother, Jack (Sue) Kirk of Ottumwa.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Black.
Her body has been cremated.
Graveside service and inurnment will be 11 a.m. Monday at Memorial Lawn Cemetery with Pastor Mel Kendall officiating.
Visitation with the family present will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Reece Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children or Hospice serving Wapello and Davis Counties, 927 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Ottumwa, Iowa 52501.