Nelda Louise (Crawford) (Rubert) Anderson

Nelda was born to Stephen E. and Agnes Crawford on the family farm in Ellensburg Washington on October 30, 1932. She passed on February 10, 2015 in Bellingham Washington surrounded by loved ones after complications of an extended illness. She is survived by the love of her life of the last 37 years Robert T. Anderson; two sisters Marjorie Liberatore (Sam) - Mt. Vernon WA and Janet Hart (Bob) - Lacey WA; her sons Phillip W. Rubert (Elaine) - Auburn WA and Clifford L. Rubert Jr. (Renee) - Puyallup WA; blended family Patrice Lynch - Los Angeles CA, Robert Thomas Anderson (Lori) - Wasilla AK, and Pamela Woods-Breakfield (Jeff) - Soldotna AK; grandchildren Kerry Rubert Bentley - Bothell WA, Chrystal Rubert - Algona WA, Cassondra Rubert - South Prairie WA, Nicholas Rubert (Jasmine) - Bellingham WA, Tyler Rubert (Gina) - Puyallup WA, Rosalind Lynch - Wasilla AK, Michael Lynch - San Louis Obispo CA, Tim Anderson (Heather) - Glendive MT, Ashley Bacher (Brandon) - Glendive MT, Natalee Breakfield - Portland MA, Amy Hart (Dan) - Anchorage AK, and Ben Breakfield - Soldotna AK; and great grandchildren Jonah, Amelia, Matilda, Ben, Brock, Annika, Payton, and Parker. She was preceded in death by her parents Stephen E. and Agnes Crawford, her brothers George (1987) and Russell (2011), and sister Doris Ayleen Snyder (2003). She was also preceded by Bob's sons David and Michael Anderson. During her active life she enjoyed "good music,GÇ¥ reading, golfing, skiing, and traveling. Nelda was a beloved wife, mother, sister, friend, professional business woman, musician, adventurer, and devoted grandparent. She wanted the best for every life she was a part of and loved every moment she shared with family and friends. A memorial service will be held to honor her life at the Bellwether Hotel Ballroom at 1 Bellwether Way, Bellingham Washington on March 8th at 1:00PM. In lieu of flowers, friends and family are encouraged to give to Nelda's designated charities: Disabled Vet's of America, The Salvation Army, Alzheimer's Foundation, or the Wounded Warriors Project


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