Lois Jane Anderson

June 26, 1935June 20, 2013

ARLINGTON -- Lois Jane Anderson, born June 26, 1935, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 20, 2013, after a brief, but valiant, struggle with cancer.

Service: A memorial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at First United Methodist Church of Arlington, located at 313 N. Center St., Arlington 76011.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the American Cancer Society, Odyssey Hospice, or the Dana Farber Cancer Institute via the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge.

Jane was born in Marion, Ohio, to Margaret and Malcolm Larkin. She was the eldest of five children (two brothers and three sisters). Jane received her bachelor of science degree from Ohio State University in home economics and taught at Pleasant High School in Marion before starting her family, relocating to Scottsdale, Ariz., in 1977 and ultimately settling in Arlington in 1983. Her quiet devotion to family and friends endeared her to many, and she will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack R. Anderson; parents, Malcolm and Margaret Larkin; sisters, Ann Walston and Linda Larkin; brothers, Stanley and Thomas Larkin.

Survivors: Son, David Bills and wife, Martha, of Scottsdale; daughters, Debbie Sterba and husband, Rile, of Arlington and Rebecca Duval and husband, Patrick, of Arlington; son, Gregory Bills and wife, Cheryl, of Arlington; grandchildren, Patrick John Duval, Andrew Abelsen, Taylor Bills and Alexander Sterba.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, June 29, 2013

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Michelle (Walston) McConnell

July 1, 2013

So sorry to hear about Aunt Janie. It is so difficult losing your mother. You are all in my thoughts & prayers during this time.

Kathy Laird

June 28, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time. We all loved Janie's warmth and wit. May she rest in peace. Kathleen Walston Laird and the rest of the Walston family


June 27, 2013

May you rest in eternal peace and god bless you and your family!

Warren Adams

June 27, 2013

During her work at Moore Const, I had the pleasure of visiting with her on numerous business visits. Without a doubt one of the nicest, most sincere women I have met. Fond memories. - W. Adams


June 27, 2013

Love and miss you Mom!

June 27, 2013

Our sincere and deepest sympathy in your loss.
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Meredith Duval

June 25, 2013

Rebecca, we are so very sorry for the loss of your mother. the way you took care of her in the end was a great way to honor her. We love you and miss you and wish we could be there for you, we will think of you Saturday. Mary, Mark Joey and Marky

Pat Burross

June 25, 2013

Rebecca and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Cherish and share your memories and hold tight to those who love you. You are in my heart and prayers.