Martha Eleanor Anderson, 97, of Moundridge, passed away at 3:34 p.m. July 28, 2017 while in the company of family members, at Pine Village.

Martha was born in McPherson, on May 19, 1920, a daughter of Marie Christine (Malm) and Harry Eugene Carlson.

Martha attended Lincoln grade school, McPherson Junior High School and graduated from McPherson High School, McPherson in 1938.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church McPherson.

Martha was a homemaker and worked as a blue print reader for Beechcraft Aviation and was the secretary for Dr. Robert Sohlberg from 1963 to 1975.

Martha enjoyed her family, camping, and her pets.

Martha was united in marriage to Charles Alden “Charlie” Anderson on Nov. 15, 1941 at Martha’s parents’ home in McPherson. Charlie died on May 20, 2006.

She is survived by her daughter, Sandra L. Uhrig and her husband Verlyn, of Marion; her daughter-in-law, Virginia Anderson, of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; her nieces, Carla Jo Shaw, of McPherson, Garnet Fiedler and her husband Roger, of McPherson, and Jennifer James and her husband Kirk, of South Port, North Carolina; her grandchildren, Shannon Uhrig and his wife Marla, of Wichita, Carrie Belshe and her husband Matthew, of Moundridge, Heather Smith, of Emporia, Brian Anderson and his wife Courtney, of Kansas City, Missouri, and Callie Anderson, of Midland, Texas; her great-grandchildren, Taylor Smith, Simon Uhrig, Zoey Uhrig, Addison Uhrig, Jack Anderson, and twins Sienna Belshe and Destry Belshe; other relatives and a host of friends.

Martha was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Charlie; a grandson, Bradley Anderson; brother, Adel “Buss” Carlson; and her son, Gene Alden Anderson.

Friends are invited to call Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. at Glidden - Ediger Chapel, McPherson.

The memorial service will be held at Glidden - Ediger Chapel, McPherson, at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 with the Rev. Richard Munson officiating.

The final resting place will be at the McPherson Cemetery, McPherson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Martha Anderson memorial fund and they can be sent in care of the Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home; 222 W. Euclid St.; McPherson, Kansas 67460.