Thursday, June 28th, 2007
Former Chickasaw and New Bremen resident Adelia L. Anderson, 98, died at 1:15 a.m. June 27, 2007, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Center, Coldwater.
She was born May 17, 1909, in New Bremen, to Ernst and Lucinda Steineker Topp. On May 18, 1929, she married Richard A. Anderson, who died Feb. 20, 1981.
Surviving are two sons, James (Jean), St. Marys, and Richard N. (Linda), New Bremen; a son-in-law, Victor Waterman, St. Marys; a brother, Lester (Ruth Ann) Topp, New Bremen; a sister, Goldie (Robert) Byram, Piqua; a sister-in-law, Gertie Topp, Minster; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Lois Waterman; five brothers, Israel, Clarence, Frank, Warren and Fredrick Topp and a sister, Lorinne Topp.
She retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, St. Marys, and was a member of the Church of the Holy Redeemer, New Bremen.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Mannebach officiating. Burial is at Burdge Cemetery, Montezuma.
Calling is 5-7 p.m. Monday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the Briarwood Manor Activity Fund.