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Joanne Therese (Camling) Anderson

October 20, 1933 ~ April 12, 2020 (age 86)


Joanne Therese Anderson, age 86, of Coopersville, passed away peacefully at Cambridge House in Orange, CA on Sunday, April 12, 2020 at 7:30 am.

Joanne was born in Grand Rapids, MI on October 20, 1933. She married Frederick Oscar Anderson on February 16, 1957 in Grand Rapids, MI. Joanne was a proud graduate of Catholic Central High School. She spent most of her adult life living Coopersville, MI. Joanne was an avid reader and supporter of the Coopersville Area District Library.

Joanne is preceded in death by her husband Fred on July 9, 1997, her parents, Frederick and Margaret (Brown) Camling, her parents-in-law, George and Mary (Hehl) Anderson, brother Robert and sister-in-law, Bernice, sister, Margaret, brothers-in-law John Orlikowski, Lee Marshall, LaVerne Anderson, Jerome Anderson, Ace Elliott and George Anderson and sister-in-law Marlyn Anderson.

Surviving are her children, Annette Anderson-Ma (Frank Ma), Daniel Anderson (Lynda), Stephen Anderson, Maria Anderson (Sef Vargas), Amy Anderson-Tolar (David Tolar), Mary Anderson (David Elliott); grandchildren, Natalie Ma, Helen Ma, Jon Daniel “J.D.” Anderson (Sarah), James Anderson (Kelsey), Shea Anderson, Joseph Anderson (Megan), Jennifer Cooke (Niko), Andrew Anderson (Heather), Clarisa Vargas, Jason Doane, Jessica Morgan (Aaron) and Arres Doane, great grandchildren, Elijah Anderson, Thad Anderson, Marilla Anderson, Ava Anderson, Alyza Anderson, Anna Anderson and Benjamin Morgan; siblings, Carmen Orlikowski, John Camling (Patricia), Ann Hubbard (Bill), sisters-in-law, Lucille Marshall, Roberta Elliott, Teresa Smith (Bob) and Joan Anderson and many nieces and nephews.

Please join Joanne’s 6 children for a Funeral Mass Saturday, August 15, 2020, 10:00am at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 17150 88th Ave, Coopersville.   

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the local library. Checks made out to “Coopersville Area District Library” may be mailed to 333 Ottawa St., Coopersville, MI 49404. Donations may also be made on their website,

Throop Funeral Home, Coopersville, ph. 616-837-8161

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Memorial Gathering
August 14, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Throop Funeral Home, Inc.
214 Church Street
Coopersville, MI 49404

Funeral Mass
August 15, 2020

10:00 AM
St Michael's Catholic Church
17150 88th Ave
Coopersville, MI 49404


Coopersville Area District Library
333 Ottawa St, Coopersville MI 49404

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