Marjorie “Marge” J. Anderson


Marjorie Johnson Anderson, 93, of Black River Falls, passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2023, under the care of St. Croix Hospice at Grand View Care Center in Blair.

Marjorie was born October 18, 1929, in Melrose, to Fred and Beatrice (Jennings) Johnson. She attended grade school in Melrose and graduated from Black River Falls High School in 1947. Marjorie married Mahlon Anderson, October 29, 1949, in Melrose.

The couple farmed on the family farm near Melrose before moving to Vosse Coulee near Blair where they farmed for many years. They moved to Black River Falls in 1981. Over the years, Marge enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening, playing cards, word puzzles and most of all, spending time with family and friends. She was a member of Taylor Lutheran Church. Marge was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

Survivors include son, David (Becky) Dalzell, St. Paul, MN; daughters: Camille (Art) Home of Black River Falls, Lois Butters of Independence, IA, and Sidney (Roddy) McDougall of Ettrick; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Mahlon; one brother, Robert; two sons-in-law: Donald McDougall and Ron Butters; and special friend, Harold Iverson.

Visitation for family and friends will be held at Torgerson’s Funeral Home, 408 N. Water St., Black River Falls, on Friday, September 8, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with a prayer service at 1:00 p.m., followed by internment at Little Norway Cemetery.

Torgerson’s Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements, 715-284-4321.

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