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Florene Richards Anderson 1924-2016
Dorrington, CA... Florene Anderson was born 6 Oct 1924 to Floyd and Irene Richards in Manteca, California. Her parents combined their names Floyd and Irene to get her name, Florene. She graduated from Manteca High School, remaining a longtime member of the Manteca Historical Society. Florene attended the College of the Pacific in Stockton and the University of Nevada in Reno where she studied geology and was a member of the Pi Beta Phi Sorority. A Calaveras County resident over 65 years she and her husband, Leonard Anderson, owned and operated the Dorrington Hotel, The Pine Gables Motel and KLM Builders before retiring to her parent’s apple ranch in Hathaway Pines. Florene went to be with the Lord on 10 Dec 2016. She was laid to rest at Buena Vista Cemetery in Murphys.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Irene Richards and her husband, Leonard Anderson. Florene is survived by her two sons: Kit C. Anderson (Anne) and Mark T. Anderson (Terry); five grandchildren: Alex Steele(Dede), Ryan Anderson, Erin Hurley (JJ), Diana Foster(Jason) and Amy Phelan(Tommy) four great granddaughters, one great grandson, several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements were handled by Angels Memorial Chapel. There will be Celebration of Life on January 21, 2:00 at Faith Lutheran Church in Murphys.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in her memory to Faith Lutheran Church, 73 Mitchler St., Murphys, Ca.