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Elaine F. Anderson

December 12, 1941 — October 5, 2020

Elaine F. Anderson

Elaine F. Anderson, 78 of Devils Lake ND passed away on Monday, October 5, 2020 at her home in Devils Lake.

Elaine Frances, daughter of William F. and Anna (Goeser) Gangl was born on December 12, 1941 at Devils Lake.  She was reared and educated in the Starkweather area, completing her education at Starkweather High School.   She helped at home and worked at Mercy Hospital to help provide for the family’s needs. 

Elaine was united in marriage to Scotty E. Anderson on November 20, 1970 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Devils Lake.  Elaine worked in the Devils Lake School System for 25 years as a dedicated employee. 

After retirement, Elaine enjoyed traveling the countryside with Scotty.  They were inseparable and worked side by side on many projects and took care of each other.  Elaine loved the outdoors, days at the lake and especially enjoyed ice fishing.

Elaine was a life member of the VFW Auxiliary and was active in the Restoration Ministry Church. 

Elaine knew and loved her Lord and Savior; she cherished her family with all her heart and will be so very missed by those who knew and loved her.

Elaine is survived by her husband of nearly 50 years, Scotty; daughter Becky (Scott) Lenzmeier, Mesa AZ; son John (Joey Marie) Anderson, Webster ND; grandchildren Samantha and Joshua Lenzmeier; brother Otto (Deanna) Gangl of Castroville TX; sister-in-law Ann Gangl, Devils Lake; brother-in-law Gary (Mary) Anderson, Reynolds ND and several beloved nieces, nephews and their families. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Alfred Gangl and in-laws Henry and Agnes Anderson.

Visitation will be held at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake on Sunday, October 11, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.  The Funeral Service for Elaine will be at Trinity-Bergen Lutheran Church, Starkweather ND on Monday, October 12, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. with burial at the Fargo National Cemetery, Harwood ND at 1:00 p.m.  Reverend Robert Buechler officiating.  Masks and social distancing are required at the National Cemetery.


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Past Services


Sunday, October 11, 2020

3:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Gilbertson-Gloger Funeral Home

509 U.S. Route 2, Devils Lake, ND 58301

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Funeral Service

Monday, October 12, 2020

9:00 - 9:45 am (Central time)


309 Main Street, Starkweather, ND 58377

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Graveside Service

Monday, October 12, 2020

1:00 - 1:15 pm (Central time)

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