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Charlotte Ruth Andresen (Anthony) Warden

May 8, 1922 November 5, 2017
Charlotte Ruth Andresen (Anthony) Warden
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Obituary for Charlotte Ruth Andresen (Anthony) Warden

Charlotte Ruth Andresen (Anthony) Warden, 95, formerly of Wardensville, WV, passed away quietly on Sunday morning, November 5, 2017 after a brief illness.

Born May 8, 1922 in Sioux City, Iowa, she was the daughter of the late Andrew Christian Andresen of Omaha, NE and the late Martha Emma Andresen of Sioux City, IA.

A graduate of Calumet High School in Chicago, Charlotte attended the University of Iowa, at Ames, and earned her nursing degree from St. Luke’s Hospital, Chicago; while in training, Charlotte met her future husband, Dr. Jacob Warden, after assisting on the same surgical procedure at Northwestern Medical School Hospital. After Dr. Warden’s death, she later married C. William (Papa Bill) Anthony who predeceased her.

Charlotte is survived by her younger sister Marge Jones of Vacaville, CA; two sons: Jacob Garvin Warden Jr and wife Sharita of Folsom, CA and Dr. Steven Scott Warden and wife Margarita of Virginia Beach, VA; nine grandchildren, Jake and wife Katie, Erin and husband Jeremy, Julia and husband Mike, Scott and fiancée Danielle, Adam, Natalie, Reid, Austin and Elizabeth; and eleven great-grandchildren, JJ, Eleanor Charlotte, Lucy, Ryan, Oliver, Charlotte, Winnie, Jake, Christian, Noah and Benjamin with two more on the way.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest contributions be made to Sanctuary Senior Services, 2377 Gold Meadow, Suite 290, Gold River, CA 95670 which will distribute contributions in Charlotte’s name to the specific caregiver staff members who showed extraordinary kindness in her final hours.

A celebration of Charlotte’s life will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017, 11:00 AM at the Loy-Giffin Funeral Home in Wardensville, WV. Inurnment will immediately follow in the Wardensville Cemetery between her late husband Dr. Jacob Garvin Warden and his late sister Virginia Warden Henderson.

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Celebration of Life




11:00 AM 12/9/2017 11:00:00 AM
Loy-Giffin Funeral Home

110 West Main Street
Wardensville, WV 26851

Loy-Giffin Funeral Home
110 West Main Street Wardensville 26851 WV
United States

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Wardensville Cemetery Final Resting Place

295 W. Main St
Wardensville, WV 26851

295 W. Main St Wardensville 26851 WV
United States

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