Anderson, Clarice Ann, Beaverton, Michigan

Loving wife, mother and grandmother passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at Covenant HealthCare Cooper. Age 77 years. The daughter of the late Pearl and Anna (Botwright) Alcock, Clarice was born March 10, 1935 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married Robert Anderson, her loving husband of 57 years, on March 7, 1955. He survives her. Clarice was a member of the V.F.W. Post Ladies Auxiliary in Beaverton, Michigan and was a Bridge Life Master. She enjoyed spending time with family, playing cards, gardening, reading, painting, talking on the telephone and visiting the casinos. Surviving besides her husband Robert are two sons, two daughters and their spouses, Craig and Rachel Anderson, Gaylord; Kari and Jim VonBerg, Saginaw; Lisa and Todd Bitzel, Westerville, Ohio; Robert and Larissa Anderson, Flushing; nine grandchildren, Lindsay (Ben) Peters, Tanya Anderson and her fiancé Nate Crystal, James VonBerg II, Brett VonBerg, Richelle VonBerg, Bradley Brainard, Austin Shepp, Connor Shepp and Layton Anderson; one great-grandson, Zachary Peters; one brother, Thomas and Jane Alcock; several nieces and nephews. Clarice was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Brandon VonBerg and Kaitlyn Brainard, and by two sisters and one brother, Lois Mueller, Phyllis Whisler and Frederick Alcock. Honoring Mrs. Anderson’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Rev. Jeannie Lapine will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Friday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Crohns & Colitis Foundation.