Mary L. Anderson Tortat
Mary L. Anderson Tortat, 89, of Keosauqua, IA and formerly of Fort Madison, IA, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 12:25 p.m. at the West Point Care Center. She was born on January 21, 1924 in Fort Madison, IA to Clarence & Daisy Peacock Poe. She married Kenneth M. Anderson on July 12, 1941. He preceded her in death on May 26, 1989. She later married Frank Tortat on May 17, 1996. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of God Independent Holiness.
Mary is survived by: her husband: Frank Tortat of Keosauqua, IA; 3-sons: Marvin (Juanita) Anderson of rural Wever, IA, Bruce Anderson of Fort Madison, IA & Scott (Sharon) Anderson of West Point, IA; 2-step daughters: Kaye (Terry) Morrow of Mt. Pleasant, IA & Janice McTee of Mt. Pleasant, IA; 11-grandchildren; 5-step grandchildren; 13-great grandchildren; 3-step great grandchildren; 1-great great granddaughter; 2-sisters: Marjorie MacMeekin of Sacramento, CA & Charlotte (Maurice) Loges of Primrose, IA. She was preceded in death by: her parents, 2-step mothers: Emma Poe & Ethel Poe, her first husband, 2-sons: Gerald & Dean Anderson, 1-brother in infancy & 2-sisters.
Friends may call after 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 with the family to receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 with Revs. Bill Carpenter & Paul Miller officiating. Burial will be held at Oakland Cemetery in Fort Madison. A memorial has been established and contributions may be left at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. Online condolences to Mary’s family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com.