Mary Jane Anderson, age 70 of North Platte went home to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Mary Jane was born on May 28, 1943 in North Platte, to Adolph and Marjorie Wendeborn. She graduated from Hershey High School with the class of 1961. After high school she married Ralph Anderson and made their home in North Platte.
She made her lifelong career as a respiratory therapist working at hospitals in Nebraska and Arizona providing unconditional love and care for each and every one of her patients. She carried this unconditional love into all of her relationships as wife, mom, sister, aunt, grandmother and friend. Her warm smile brought joy to everyone.
Survivors include her husband Ralph of North Platte; 2 daughters Peggy (Jed) Snell of Apple Valley, CA, Debbie (Chuck) Carter of Silverthorne, CO, son Neal Anderson of Farmington, NM; 4 grandchildren Kara (Alex) Bustrum, Logan (Missy) Snell, Mary Beth Anderson, Bryson Anderson; brother Marvin Wendeborn of Squim, WA, sisters Phyllis Nelson of Cozad, Alice Robinson of North Platte, Roxy Martens of North Platte; and numerous other nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Adolph and Marjorie Wendeborn. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the ALS Association at http://www.alsa.org/donate/giving/gifts-in-tribute.html.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5th at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home in North Platte with Chaplain Robin Storer officiating. Those wishing to sign the register book may do so 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. today at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.