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Lois Eldora Anderson

March 5, 1946 — December 2, 2020

New Sweden – Lois Eldora Anderson, 74, peacefully passed away Tuesday, December 2, 2020 at her home.  Lois was born March 5, 1946, the daughter of the late Chester and Beda (Larson) Spooner.  She was a Caribou High School graduate and a graduate of the University of Maine Fort Kent receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in education.  She was employed by the Caribou School Department for over 30 years, 27 of those years as a 4th grade teacher at Hilltop and Teague Park schools. Following her retirement, she continued her career by tutoring numerous students. Mrs. Anderson was an active lifetime member of the Gustaf Adolph Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday School and served as superintendent of Sunday School for many years.  She was also active in numerous church activities.  She was a girl scout leader, a mentor with the Aroostook Mentoring Program, was a Make-a-wish volunteer and was a lifetime member of the Lister-Knowlton Post 9389 VFW Ladies Auxiliary as well as the Perkins-Plourde Post 136 American Legion Auxiliary.  She married Carl Anderson June 21, 1969.
Lois is survived by her husband of over 51 years, Carl Anderson of New Sweden, her daughters, Kristi “Anne” and husband Jeff Page, Sheila and Nick Furber, Alicia Anderson and significant other Scott Hewitt, all of Stockholm, and Erica Grace Anderson and fiancé Steve Gray of Woodland. A brother Wendell Spooner and wife Trena of Madawaska Lake, A sister Berniece Randolph of New Sweden, 3 beloved grandchildren, Shane and Kendra Furber,  and Emmett Ezra Anderson, many nieces and nephews, as well as special friends, Marie and Jay Warren and family of Boothbay Harbor.  Mrs. Anderson was predeceased by a brother Warren Spooner.  Friends may call at the Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir Street, Caribou, Saturday, 5-7 p.m. Please be mindful of others by practicing social distancing, wearing a face covering and be aware that the numbers of people allowed in the building at one time will be limited.  Private family services will be held Sunday, December 6, 2020 from the Gustaf Adolph Lutheran Church with Rev. Dr. Robert Smith officiating.  Friends who wish to contribute in memory of Mrs. Anderson may do so through the Gustaf Adolph Memorial Fund.  The family extends a special thank you to everyone at Valley Home Health Care, Cary Medical Center and Caribou Fire and Ambulance for the fine care and compassion shown to Lois and family during her illness. 

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