Marian Wilkinson Anders


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Posted Online: March 15, 2013, 7:22 pm
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Marian L. Wilkinson Anders passed away at the age of 89 due to heart failure at North Austin Medical Center on March 12, 2013.
A visitation will be held from 4 until 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, at Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, Texas. Funeral services will be held 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 18, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Cook-Walden/Capital Parks.
She was born on Jan. 12, 1924, in Moline, to Eugene Wilkinson Sr. and Mable Karlson Wilkinson. She graduated from Moline High School in 1942 and then worked for Deere & Co. for four years. Marian married Wesley M. Anders on March 5, 1944; together they lived in Moline for 17 years before moving permanently to Austin, Texas, in June 1964.
In May 1985, she retired from the Texas Department of Human Services after 20 years. They had been members of Hyde Park Christian Church since June 1964. She was an active member of Women's Christian Fellowship.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Wesley M. Anders; her parents, Eugene and Mable; and brothers, Eugene W. Wilkinson Jr. and Roger K. Wilkinson.
Left to cherish Marian's legacy are her sons, Michael, Pasadena, Texas, Steven, Austin, and David and wife, Tammy, Austin; daughter, Linda Taylor and husband, Richard, Austin; granddaughters, April Anders and fiance, Michael Bryant, and Christie Presley and husband, Mason; sister-in-law, Judy Ransdell and husband, Bill, Moline; as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Please visit Marian's memorial page at cookwaldencapitalparks.com.












 



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