Eva M. Anderson
Eva Anderson, 93, of Cozad, Nebraska, died December 5, 2004, at the Gothenburg Hospital, Gothenburg, Nebraska. She was born December 2, 1911, east of Cozad to Robert and Myrtle Hoffman McCance. She attended several schools and graduated from Cozad High School. In 1932, she married Ed Groenewold and they made their home on a farm site north of Cozad.
Following a divorce, she married Donald C. Nichelson in 1938 and they made their home north of Cozad. Mr. Nichelson preceded her in death in 1969.
She later married Archie "Swede" Anderson and he passed away in 1982.
During her younger years, she and her sisters formed a musical group, playing for various functions and on the radio. Later in life, she was employed as a cook at the Cozad Hospital. Her hobbies included garage sales, restoring antiques, reading, gardening and collecting music. She was a member of the Cozad Christian Church.
Survivors include three sons, Raymond (Geri) Groenewold of Farnam, Nebraska, and Dick Nichelson and Don (Sandy) Nichelson, all of Cozad; a daughter Louise Hintz of Cozad; a sister, Eula Waller of Florida; eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two great-grandsons, Jeffrey Andrews and Colton Thayer; four sisters, Enid, Era, Erma and Elmo; and a brother, Robert.
A memorial has been established in her memory.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 9, 2004, at the Berryman Funeral Home Chapel in Cozad with Jeremy Jech of the Cozad Christian Church officiating. Burial will be in the Cottonwood Cemetery northeast of Cozad. Berryman Funeral Home in Cozad, is in charge of arrangements.
TriCity Tribune, Cozad, Dawson county, Nebraska. 9 Dec 2004.
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