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Buena Ruby Anderson

January 20, 1927 April 7, 2019
Buena Ruby Anderson
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Obituary for Buena Ruby Anderson

Buena Ruby (Eng) Anderson died Sunday, April 7, 2019 in Richland Center, Wisconsin.
She was born on January 20, 1927, on the Eng Farm in Akan Township, Richland County, Wisconsin to Oscar and Adeline (Sutton) Eng.
Buena graduated from the Richland Normal School, in 1946 with her teaching degree, then taught in two one-room schools, the Gault Hollow School in Eagle Township and the Hanson School in Richwood Township.
On June 3, 1947, Buena married Harden “Honk” Anderson at Five Points Lutheran Church. They began farming on the Anderson family farm in 1949 until 1988, it became a century farm in 1986.
While helping with the farming, Buena also was a seamstress, sewing professionally for people in the area. She made many wedding and bridesmaid dresses for many area weddings.
Buena helped with many community organizations. She was a life-long member of Five Points Lutheran Church, and served as a Sunday School teacher, an officer, a member of the Mary Circle, and of course, helping with the Lutefisk supper. She also served as Secretary of Church Women United in Richland County. She dedicated many hours to the Richland County 4-H as a County Leaders Association Secretary and President, she served the county 4-H as General Leader of the Boaz Boosters, the leader for various topics within 4-H, including the sewing project where she touched the lives of many of the youth of Richland County. She received the Katherine Annear 4-H Leader of the year in 1984. Mom also was a member of the Richland County Homemakers, where she was a center chairman, she volunteered at the polls on election days, and was a volunteer at the Richland Hospital. She received the Richland County Lifetime Service Award on September 9th, 2016
Together, Buena and Harden had five children: Charles (Sheelah) Anderson, Louisville, KY, Lynn (Pat) Harwick, Richland Center, WI, Donald Anderson, LaCrosse, WI, Thomas (Jan) Anderson, Normal, IL, and Kay (Jim Nuttall) Anderson, Rhinelander, WI.
Buena also leaves eleven grandchildren, Abbe Michalski, Jeff (Patty) Anderson, and Lori Anderson; Tammy (Joel} Hornby, and Scott (Michelle) Harwick; Chris (Michelle) Anderson; Kurt (Marjorrie) Anderson, Kristen Anderson, and Erik Anderson; and Ethan and Ryan Roberts; twelve great-grandchildren, Rusty Michalski; Cassandra, Becky, Seth and Andrea Hornby; Alanna and Alexis Harwick; Siri, MacKenzie and Meren Anderson; Nilo and Perla Anderson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, 2 brothers, 3 brother-in-laws and 2 sister-in laws. She is survived by 3 sister-in-laws and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Five Points Lutheran Church with burial to follow in the Five Points Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the Pratt Memorial Chapel on Friday, April 12, 2019 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM and again at the Five Points Lutheran Church on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to the Five Points Lutheran Church, 25925 Fivepoints Dr, Blue River, WI 53518 or Richland County 4H Leaders Association, 4H clothing scholarship, 1000 Hwy 14 West, Richland Center, WI 53581. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at prattfuneralservice.com.


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Visitation

Friday

12

Apr

4:00 PM 4/12/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/12/2019 7:00:00 PM
Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service

120 North Park Street
Richland Center, WI 53581

Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service
120 North Park Street Richland Center 53581 WI
United States

Visitation

Saturday

13

Apr

10:00 AM 4/13/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/13/2019 11:00:00 AM
Five Points Lutheran Church

25925 Five Points Dr., Blue River, WI
Blue River, WI 53518

Five Points Lutheran Church
25925 Five Points Dr., Blue River, WI Blue River 53518 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

13

Apr

11:00 AM 4/13/2019 11:00:00 AM
Five Points Lutheran Church

25925 Five Points Dr., Blue River, WI
Blue River, WI 53518

Five Points Lutheran Church
25925 Five Points Dr., Blue River, WI Blue River 53518 WI
United States
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