TOLEDO-Katherine L. "Kate" Anderson, 87, of Toledo passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Carrington Place of Toledo under the care of Iowa Hospice with Donald, her husband of thirty-nine years, at her side. Katherine's remains were donated to the Department of Anatomy at the University of Iowa. A Memorial Service will be held at a future date. Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama-Toledo is assisting with the arrangements.
Katherine was born on September 19, 1925 in Marshalltown, the daughter of Myron and Bertha (Peterson) Spake. She worked as a sales clerk at downtown Marshalltown businesses including jewelry stores and JC Penney. Katherine was united in marriage to Donald Anderson in 1974 in Marshalltown. She was a member of the Toledo American Legion Auxiliary.
Preceding her in death were her parents; one daughter, Denise Sipe; two sisters, Bertha and Estelline; and two brothers, Loren and Myle.
Survivors include her husband Donald of Toledo; four children, Todd Quick of San Antonio, TX, Priscilla (William) Heil of Henderson, NV, Patrick Quick of Davenport, and Philip Quick of State Center; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A memorial fund has been established.