Published On: Wed, Mar 16th, 2011

Obituary – Verlyn Anderson

Verlyn Anderson

CONCORD — Verlyn Anderson. 72, rural Concord, died March 11, 2011, at Providence Medical Center, Wayne.
Visitation and a prayer service were March 15 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Wayne.
Funeral services were March 15 at Concordia Lutheran Church, Concord, with Rev. Sarah Ruch officiating.
Honorary Pallbearers were the staff of Providence Medical Center, The Oaks, Wayne.
Active Pallbearers were Brent Blohm, Miles Anderson, Grant Anderson, Doug Schrad, Mitch Elliott and Mike Rapp.
Interment was in Concord Cemetery, Concord.
Arrangements were under the direction of Hasemann Funeral Home, Wayne.

Verlyn Renee’ Anderson was born Nov. 15, 1938, at Martinsburg, to Claren Ray and Ella Viola Good Isom. She graduated from Allen High School in 1956, attended Wayne State College one year, and graduated from UNMC College of Nursing in 1960. Verlyn married Harlin Anderson Dec. 4, 1960, at Allen. The couple farmed south of Concord in Dixon County all of their married life. Verlyn was employed at Wakefield Hospital; Benthack Hospital, 1961-75; Providence Medical Center, 1975-2004; and was instrumental in establishing the Hospice Program. Verlyn received the Caring Kind Award in 2003 from the Nebraska Hospital Association. She volunteered her time as a neighborhood nurse and serving meals and quilting at the Wayne Senior Center. Verlyn was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church, Concord; Circle, quilting for the Missions and was a past 4-H Leader. She belonged to the Merry Homemakers Club
Verlyn is survived by her son and his wife, Steve and Peg Anderson, Concord; daughters and their husbands, Kay and Todd Anderson, Lincoln, and Dana and Aleksander Stajkovic, Madison, Wis.; eight grandchildren, Miles, Grant, William, Shelby and Sydney Anderson; and Alexander, Edwin and Sheldon Stajkovic; siblings and spouses, Samuel and Delores Isom, Mead; Ronald and Anne Isom, Lebanon, Mo.; and Karen and Robert Blohm, Allen; nieces and nephews.
Verlyn was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harlin, in 2006; and infant brother, Marlin Keith Isom.
Memorials may be directed to Providence Medical Center Hospice.