Sue Ann Anderson, age 87, of Graceville, MN, died on September 10, 2020, at her residence.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, September 21, at 2:00 p.m. at Graceville Consolidated Cemetery in Graceville. Pastor Jim Rach will officiate.
Sue Ann (Gravatt) Anderson was born on September 16, 1932, in Leonardsville Township, Traverse County, MN. She was the daughter of Howard and Blanche (Wallace) Gravatt. She attended rural school in Traverse County and graduated as Valedictorian of the Graceville High School Class of 1949. She continued her education in Minneapolis, MN, in nursing school. Her first job was a nurse at the Wheaton, MN, Hospital. She worked at the Oliver Clinic for Dr. Oliver, then later worked at Holy Trinity Hospital in Graceville. Sue Ann loved and enjoyed working with the Missionary Benedictine Sisters at the hospital. She worked at the Hazelden Clinic and was a hospice nurse for Fairview Lakes Hospital until she retired.
She was united in marriage with Arnold N. Anderson on June 28, 1953, at Graceville Congregational Church. She was a faithful member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Clinton, MN. She was a past member of Hosanna Lutheran Church in Forest Lake, MN.
Sue Ann loved her career in nursing. She had a loving and caring spirit which she shared with her patients. In her younger years, she enjoyed golfing and was a member of the Graceville Golf Club. She was active with her church’s choir, circle, and ladies aide.
Sue Ann Anderson is survived by her husband Arnold N. Anderson of Graceville, MN; and daughter, Elaine Anderson (Heidi Pilot) of Graceville, MN. She was preceded in death her parents: Howard and Blanche Gravatt; brother, Wallace Gravatt; nephews: Glenn Gravatt, John Anderson, and Alan Anderson; and niece, Nancy (Kohls) Berge.
Sue Ann’s family suggests memorials be given to Essentia Health Foundation or Hospice.