Alfhild passed away on November 5, 2012 in an adult care home in Portland at the age of 84. She was born on March 12, 1928 in Mentor, Minnesota to Ingebret and Lily Akre. She graduated from Mentor High School in 1946 and completed Nurse's Training at St. Luke's Hospital and School in Fargo, North Dakota in 1949. She worked at a hospital in Crookston, Minnesota until moving to Portland with her cousin, Ida around 1951.
On July 18, 1953 she married Arvid Stanley Anderson. Alfhild especially enjoyed working for Drs. Irvine and Irvine and Dr. Summers at a clinic on SE 60th and Belmont. She retired in 1976. She was a member of the Lutheran Church her entire life.
Alfhild was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband Stanley, daughter, Linda (Lawn) Barnett, son, Scott (Pam) Anderson, grandchildren, Jennifer (Jamie) Langager and Ryan Anderson, Step-grandchildren, Kate and Kevin McLaughlin, great grandchildren, Samantha Brown and Jacob Langager, brothers, Paul (Jean) Akre and Marvin (Carol) Akre along with 2 nieces, 2 nephews and her first cousins who reside in Australia, Canada and Norway.
Funeral services will be on Friday, November 9, 012 at 10:30 a.m. at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 11560 SE Market St. in Portland. Private burial will be at Sunrise Cemetery in Wasco, Oregon.
In lieu of flowers donations may be given to Gethsemane Lutheran Church Building Fund.