Delilah “Demay” Anderson, age 67, of Cambridge passed away August 13, 2009 at GracePointe Crossing Gables East after a courageous battle with cancer. Her family was at her bedside. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, August 15th at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel with Rev. Harry Eklund officiating. A visitation will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M Friday, August 14th and also one hour prior to the service at our Cambridge Chapel. Interment will be in Cambridge Union Cemetery.
Delilah Demay Mae Anderson was born April 5, 1942 to Goody and Helen Johnson in Rexford, Kansas. Demay is the oldest of five siblings. The family moved to a farm in Blaine in the 1950’s. She attended Spring Lake Park schools. Demay met Duane Red Anderson at her parents bar, The Log Cabin. They married April 30, 1960 and lived in Minneapolis and Blaine. Three children were born to this union, Robin, Mike and Pat. In 1978 they moved to Isanti and in 1986 they moved to Cambridge. Demay worked a few jobs but was fortunate to stay home and raise the kids and take care of the grandkids when they came. She loved her grandkids, family and friends, cooking, canning and gardens of flowers.
Demay Anderson passed away August 13, 2009 after a courageous battle with cancer at Gracepoint Crossing Gables East at the age of 67 years, 4 months and 8 days. Her family was at her bedside. She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Duane Red Anderson; children, Robin (Jim) Watson of Stanchfield, Mike (Diane) Anderson of Cambridge, and Patrick (ImoJean) Anderson of Isanti; grandchildren, Josh, Holly (Art), Jeff, Taylor, Baylye, Logan, Lucas and Nikki; sisters, Jerry (Jim) Niedzielski of Oglivie, and Janice (Mark) Woken of Bock; brothers, Roger (Bonnie) Johnson of Dalbo, and Ed Johnson of Bock; and by many other family and friends.