Anderson, Audree Ann 87

Audree Anderson was born on August 27, 1934 in Cokato, Minnesota, to Andrew and Irene (Lueders) Anderson.  She was baptized at home and confirmed in 1949 at the Cokato Evangelical Lutheran Church.  She will be buried at the Cokato Cemetery.


She grew up in Cokato and attended their schools, graduating as valedictorian in 1952 from Cokato High School.  From there she entered college at Gustavus Adolphus in St. Peter and then transferred to the University of Minnesota where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1956 with a major in English.  She later earned a doctoral degree from the University of Maryland.


Her teaching career included positions at Wadena, Minnesota, Westminster, California and 24 years with the Department of Defense schools in Germany, England, Italy, Spain and Turkey.  Her longest placement was in Zaragosa, Spain.


In Zaragosa, she met her husband William LeCompte whom she married in November 1986.


Audree is survived by siblings John (Janet) Anderson of Richmond, Mn and Mark (Frani) Anderson of St. Peter, MN: and nephews and niece David, James, Joseph and Lindsey.  Murat LeCompte, Bill’s son, lives in Turkey and has a wife and 3 children.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, June 22 with visitation 1 hour prior at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Cokato, 320-286-2534 www.swansonpeterson.com