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Don's Side of the Family: (only those talked about or who write)
His grandparents: Hans Christian ("H.C." or "Chris") Anderson; Gust and Rose Berndt (deceased).
His Parents: Harry and Cleo (Berndt) Anderson (deceased).
His brothers and sisters from oldest down (and their children talked about or writers*):
1. Donald "Don" Anderson (wife Dorothy Dake Anderson) -- Our family is listed at the end.
2. Elwood Anderson (deceased)(wife Lorene): Bonnie; Sue "Susie" Wright*; Vicki.
3. Elaine (Anderson) Wold* (deceased): Muriel Rodriguez,* her son Steve Rodriguez; Melinda "Mindy".
4. DeLoris Anderson*.
5. Mavis (Anderson) Morgan* (husband Tom Morgan, deceased): Merna Hellevang* (husband Ken Hellevang): Ryan,* (wife Jessica), Brandon* (wife Mikaela), Lindsay (husband Corey Shelton); Char Myron* (husband Tim Myron): Jessica* (husband Jeff Gauderman and their daughters Alexa, Nora and son Ethan), Zach, Tytus; Marlee Freesemann* (husband Troy Freesemann): Alyssa, Angela, Jettison.
6. Harry "Jr." or "Junior" Anderson (wife Doris)*: Lisa, Steve, Lori* (husband Keith Mason).
7. Dwight Anderson (wife Janie*): Brenda Hill* (husband Nathan Hill): daughter Jazmine, sons Jonathan and Jaxon; Rick*, Barb*, Tami Hunt* (husband Jason Hunt): daughter Mazie; Melanie Shockey* (husband Eric Shockey): daughter Greta, son Porter.
Don has an aunt and cousin who have contributed: Lorella "Lollie" (Berndt) Grob* (his mother's sister, deceased) her children: Sandy Grob Thiele (husband, Larry Thiele); David Grob (wife Holly); Debsy Grob Vogt*; Tom Grob (wife Terry).
The Family of Don* and Dorothy* Anderson -- From oldest to youngest and their families listed with them (green names are spouses and their children):
1. Donna* "Donna Mae" or "D" Johnson (husband David "Beaver"* Johnson): first the Chap grandchildren; Lori* (husband Shawn Ostendorf*): daughters McKenna, Kierra; Chris* (wife Jessy): sons Grady, Maxwell; Rebecca "Becky" Chap Richter* (husband John Richter): children Caity Chap* and Jayce Chap. (Some of their relatives have subscribed; their aunt Linda Zitzmann* is a contributor.) Next the Johnson grandchildren (related by their dad's marriage to our daughter): Wyatt* (wife Jolene): daughters Rylie and Brooklynn "Brook" and Camryn; Weston* (wife Kelly): son Asher; Ben J.*(to tell him from Ben H.) (wife Ashley).
Also we have their aunts and cousin (Beaver's sisters and brother and nieces and nephews): Jerrianne (Johnson) Lowther*: daughter Kyra (husband Ken Carson); Mitzi (Johnson) Swenson* (husband Sheldon Swenson): Shane (wife Jayna, daughter Malia), Kjirsten Langsjoen* (husband Jens), Derek, Tyler and Aunika; Richard Johnson* (wife, Mia Nelson*): sons Wiley and Arbor; Kathlyn (Johnson) Anderson* (husband Argyle Anderson): daughters, Colette Huseby* and Twila Jo Aydelotte*.
2. Donald "Donny" or "Donnie" Anderson, Jr.* (wife Patty A.* -- to tell her from our daughter Patty H.): his son Eric Anderson* (wife: Julie); Patty's son, Zach Bratten*.
3. Marlene Johnson* (husband Richard "Rich" Johnson*): Heidi* (husband Ryan Henderson), Kim*, Whitney* (husband Bradley Nelson), Mark*.
4. Patty Henderson* (husband Curt Henderson): Ben H.* (to tell him from Ben J.)(wife Heather): their sons Mason and Logan and daughter Brienna; Dan* (wife Gina): their daughters Abigail and Ella and son Luke; Rachel* (husband Damon Olson): their daughter Lydia and twin sons, Asher and Elam.
5. Douglas Anderson* (deceased).
Friends who have contributed articles and pictures are listed below.
I did not know every one of them before meeting them through the pages of The Bulletin, but I consider them all as my friends now!
Ary Ommert, Jr.* is a longstanding friend from The Netherlands. He has written in The Bulletin before and writes a column on the business of flowers.
Frans de Been*-- a friend from The Netherlands who came to visit us in 2000 and now subscribes to/and writes for The Bulletin; his wife is Rian. Their son Koen, daughter Marloes.
Barbara Dewey* is from Donna's area; she has contributed some very nice reading.
Bridget Larson* -- Donna's friend; she lives in Ashby with her husband, Doug, and works in Alexandria. She used to work at the Teen Center in Ashby with Chris Chap.
Tom Miller,* Jim Miller's brother, a friend of mine since our childhood days, and his wife, Lou (deceased).
Donna Richards* (deceased) has been our friend since she and Donna went to school together -- she almost seemed "family"!
Wallace* and Ruth Slotten -- friends from our youth.
Kellie Thayer* and her sons Michael (Yale student), Bryan and Jason (my piano students for several years) -- she treated me like Mom and we consider them family.
Meryl Hansey -- good friend of the Anderson family!
Jess* and Louise Cloyd -- friends of the Anderson family.
Roy and Betty* Weiland Droel -- friends of the Anderson family.
Richard and Verlaine Weiland* -- friends of the Anderson family
Ken and Ruth* Weiland Swanson Kitto -- friends of the Anderson family
Brian* and Kristin Nordling and their sons Keith and Kyle -- friends of Lori Chap Ostendorf.
Donna Thoennes (husband John) -- mother of Wyatt, Weston and Ben Johnson
Coni Waltzing (deceased) -- was Weston Johnson's fiancée
Miss Hetty Hooper* -- Society columnist & social butterfly, loves celebrations, wants to hear from YOU!
Miss Kitty* -- very cool Alaska cat, left home to seek fame and fortune -- also, Mai Tai!
Now we just hope we haven't forgotten anyone -- but if we have, just send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will make the corrections or additions!
Dorothy (Dake) Anderson & Jerrianne (Johnson) Lowther
Editors of The Bulletin