Lauri Anderson

Lauri Ann Anderson, 45 of Kearney passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at her home of natural causes.

Lauri was born March 25, 1974 in Holdrege to Stevan L. Anderson and Carol (Chase) Dolan.

Lauri went to elementary school in Orleans and then attended high school in Axtell. 

She was the manager of Amoco and also worked as a caretaker.

In 2002, her only son Spencer Anderson was born. She was a loving mother known for having a big heart. She loved all animals and dearly cared for many of them over the years. She also enjoyed volunteering whenever she could. Lauri faithfully attended the Circle of Hope Bible Study.

Left to cherish her memory are her son, Spencer Anderson of Kearney; father, Stevan Anderson of Funk; mother, Carol Dolan of Kearney; siblings, Carrie Anderson and Jessie Murphy of Kearney, and Wade Anderson and Kristi Effenbeck of Minden; her dog, Ginger; as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Don and Rowena Chase, Gilbert and Marjorie Anderson; and step father, Larry Dolan.

Memorial services were March 12 at O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home in Kearney. 

Knowing Lauri as a free spirit she would want you to dress casual. If you have a tie dye shirt, she would love for you to wear it to the service. 

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Services were entrusted to O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home and Cremations.