Marybeth Mae “Betts” Anderson, 79, of McPherson, passed away at 10:14 a.m., on June 9th, 2018, at McPherson Hospital.
Marybeth was born in Newton, on May 2, 1939, a daughter of Edith M. (Stucky) and Marvin B. Kaufman.
Marybeth attended King City Country School and graduated from McPherson High School, McPherson, in 1957.
She belonged to Countryside Covenant Church McPherson.
She was a homemaker and she took great pride in providing for her family.
She was a farmer’s wife for 26 years, and worked in the tag department at the courthouse, at the A.S.C.S. office as a field agent, and along with her husband in their real estate business Action Realty as owner/operator and realtor.
She belonged to McPherson’s Real Estate Association. She truly enjoyed cooking, going to Branson, loved spending time with her family and loved getting hugs from them all.
She was united in marriage to Dale R. Anderson on June 3, 1959, at McPherson Mennonite Church, McPherson. The young couple established their first home together in Norfolk, Virginia, while Dale was serving in the U.S. Navy. When he was discharged they returned to McPherson.
She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of more than 59 nine years, Dale Anderson, of McPherson; her children, Ronald Anderson and wife, Darla, of McPherson; Pamela Nelson and husband, Arvard, of McPherson; and Michael Anderson and wife, Vicki, of Elyria; her brothers, Pete Kaufman and wife, Anna, of Elyria; and Daniel Kaufman and wife, Gayla, of Wichita; her eight grandchildren, Caleb Anderson and wife, Jessica; Heather Platt and husband, Kyle; James Mickley and wife, Emily; Matthew Nelson and wife, Sarah; Timothy Nelson and wife, Jamie; Bri Leighty and husband, Michael; Brekken Anderson, and Bret Anderson; her four great-grandchildren, Nola, Clover, Orin, and Jessie; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Edith Kaufman; her sister, Marvelyn Gray, and her brother, George Kaufman.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Countryside Covenant Church, McPherson.
The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at Countryside Covenant Church, McPherson, with The Rev. Jon Black officiating.
Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery, McPherson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Elyria Christian School or to Countryside Covenant Church, in care of the Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home; 222 W. Euclid St.; McPherson, KS 67460.