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May 24, 1912 - March 20, 2007

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
March 26, 2007

Myrtle Anderson 1912-2007. It is with sadness that the family announces the death of Myrtle Anderson occurred on Tuesday March 20th 2007. Myrtle is survived by her husband Bill, daughter Joni Mitchell, granddaughter Kilauren Gibb, two great grandchildren Marlin Kohler-Gibb, Daisy Gibb, niece Sandy Wood, nephew David McKee and their families. She was predeceased by her parents, and her three brothers Lyall, Gordon and Howard. Mrytle was born on May 24th, 1912 in Heward Saskatchewan to parents James McKee and Sarah Jane Henderson. She grew up on the prairies and took her early schooling at Creelman. She later traveled to Regina to complete her training as a teacher at the Normal School after which she taught at a number of small rural schools. In 1942 she was working for a bank in Regina when by introduction of a friend she met a young RCAF flyer named Bill Anderson. They fell in love and were married within the month in Medicine Hat. During the war years Bill and Mrytle were stationed at a number of bases in western Canada including Calgary, Yorkton and Ft. McLeod Following discharge Bill secured employment with Shelly Brothers Wholesale and began developing the business which took the family to Maidtsone for 3 years, North Battleford for 7 years and as Bill moved up in the company, finally to Saskatoon which became their permanent home. Mrytle was a kind and thoughtful wife, mother and friend. She will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by her family and friends. Funeral Services will take place at Saskatoon Funeral Home on Tuesday March 27th, 2007 at 2:30 pm. Email condolences may be sent to mail@saskatoonfuneralhome.com Arrangements have been entrusted to SASKATOON FUNERAL HOME.

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