Margaret I. Anderson
Residence: Buffalo, Indiana
Died: Monday, December 25, 2017
Location: Went to be with the Lord to celebrate the birth of Jesus at 12:43 p.m., from the Indiana University Health, White Memorial Hospital of Monticello, Indiana.
 
 
Age: 90
Date of Birth: Thursday, July 14, 1927
Birth place: near Wolcott, Indiana
 
 
Father: Charles Crosby  
Mother: Deva ( Lear ) Crosby  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Margaret had lived in the Buffalo, Indiana, area most all her life.
Funeral Date: Saturday, December 30, 2017
Funeral Location: 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 30, 2017, Celebration of Life Service will be at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Clergy: Mark Foreman and Mike Anderson
Burial will take place: Pro / Indian Creek Cemetery in rural Headlee (Pulaski County), Indiana.
Visitation will be: 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 29, 2017, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Margaret had been living in the White Oak Health Campus for the past two and half years and had been in failing health for the last several months. She was a 1945 graduate of the Buffalo High School of Buffalo, Indiana. She went to school at the old Lincoln School Monticello, Indiana from kindergarten until seventh grade, moving to Buffalo, Indiana in 1940. Margaret was a homemaker and helped her late husband Alvin with the farming. They raised feeder pigs for local confinements. They lived in White County for the first 5 years of marriage and then moved to Carroll County for twenty years. Moving permanently to White County, Indiana when they bought the farm in 1969, just north of Sitka, Indiana. Margaret and her late husband Alvin were antique dealers for thirty - five years. She belonged to the G. I. Home Ec Club from 1946 to 1950. She was a great pie maker. Margaret also belonged to the White County Historical Society of Monticello. Margaret was great with genealogy and loved to work on her own family’s history. She had them dates back into the seventeen hundreds. Margaret also helped Alvin write his history from when he was in World War II and it can be found at the Historical Society Museum in Monticello along with her family history. Margaret was a member of the Buffalo Christian Church. She loved to play Euchre, Bunco, corn hole, Skip-Bo, and also going mushroom hunting and fishing. Margaret especially loved to entertain her whole family and was dearly loved by all.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: In lieu of flowers memrorials may be given to the Buffalo Christian Church or the Buffalo Fire Department. Envelopes will be available here at the funeral home.
Marriage Information: On September 20, 1945, at the home of the late Rev. Alvin Hall, she married Alvin J. Anderson; he preceeded her in death on March 14, 1997.
Survivors include:
Children,
Larry (wife Sandy) Anderson of Rochester, Indiana,
Bonnie (husband Don) Wamsley of Monticello (Buffalo area), Indiana, and
Nancy Anderson of Delphi, Indiana;

Grandchildren,
Jason (wife Jolinda) Anderson of Macy, Indiana,
Vicki (husband Charles) Christian of Brownsburg, Indiana,
Angela (husband Jason) Horton of Papillion, Nebraska,
Mark (fiancée Tricia White) Wamsley of Eaton, Indiana, and
Kent (wife Anne) Wamsley of Winamac, Indiana;

Twelve (12) Great-Grandchildren;

Sister-In-Laws,
Nellie Crosby of Buffalo, Indiana,
Sandy Anderson of Buffalo, Indiana, and
Anna Anderson, Buffalo, Indiana;

Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.
Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Charles & Deva (Lear) Crosby;

Husband,
Alvin J. Anderson;

Son,
Charlie J. Anderson;

Sister and Brother-in-law,
Dorothy & Ralph Nice;

Brothers,
Everett & Genevieve Crosby and
Eugene Crosby;

Father and Mother-In-Law,
James & Dollie Anderson;

Sister-In-Law,
Jan Anderson;

Brother-In-Laws,
Charles A. "Charlie" Anderson,
George G. Anderson, and
Don F. Anderson.
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.