Rachel E. Anderson, age 72, of Swan River, MN and formerly of Iron, MN, died Monday, December 16, 2019, at the Grand Itasca Hospital in Grand Rapids. She was born May 1, 1947 in Fergus Falls, MN, the daughter of Henry and Ellen (Pederson) Quernemoen. She was a graduate of Hillcrest Lutheran Academy in Fergus Falls. Rachel was united in marriage to William I. Anderson, Jr., May 28, 1966, in the Jacobson Presbyterian Church.
Prior to her work as a homemaker, Rachel was a personal Secretary for Billy Graham in Minneapolis. She was a member of the Calvary Bible Fellowship in Coleraine, MN. Rachel enjoyed knitting, baking, cooking for people, and playing the violin and piano.
Rachel is survived by her husband: Bill; children: Stephanie (Rydell) Tinker of Junction City, WI, Marina (Jeff) Oppelt of Deer River, MN, and Matthew (Jodi) Anderson of Cherry, MN; sister: Henrietta Mayr of S. St. Paul, MN; grandchildren: Larissa Tinker, Colton (Malinda Mosher) Tinker, Colette (Cody) Korva, Nicole Meyers, Mark (Kaylee) Anderson, Logan (Paul Kramer) Anderson, and Michelle Anderson; and great-grandchildren: Bentley, Kamber, Aleyna, Viktor, and Ava.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and daughter: Lorna Jill Anderson.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, December 23, 2019, at the Hibbing Alliance Church. Pastor Leonard Palkki will officiate. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Ball Bluff Cemetery.
Family services are provided by Anderson-Daniels, a Bauman Family Funeral Home, in Hibbing. To express condolences on-line please see: www.baumanfuneralhome.com.
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