Patricia Ann 'Pat' Anderson, 82, passed away May 7, 2018

Patricia Ann “Pat” Anderson, 82, of Salina, passed away Monday, May 7, 2018 at Lindsborg Community Hospital.  
Visitation will be  5-7 p.m. on  Friday, May 11, at Christians Funeral Home, 103 N. Washington, Lindsborg, Kan. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018,  at Salemsborg Lutheran Church, 3831 W Salemsborg Rd, Smolan, Kan., with Pastor Amy Truhe officiating.  Private interment will take place prior to the service.
Patricia was born March 9, 1936 in Salina, to the late John Franklin and Faith A. (Swanson) Stafford.   Pat earned a bachelor’s degree from Bethany College in Applied Piano and later a Master’s degree in Piano Performance from Wichita State University. Pat was a piano instructor and teacher.  Pat married John R. Anderson, on July 20, 1957 in Denver, Colo.
She is survived by: her husband,  John, of the home; daughter, Julie Ann Aeschliman of Lindsborg; sons, Marc (Anne) Anderson of Lindsborg, John (Lori) Anderson of Winnipeg, Canada, and Eric (Stacy) Anderson of Ellsworth, Kan.; grandchildren, Justin, Chelsea, Samantha, Tyler, Alyssa, Tori, Brendan, Kaelyn, Cody, and Makenna; great grandchildren, Liam and Reid; and numerous extended family members.
Pat is preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Barbara Irick.
Memorials may be made to Bethany College, Salemsborg Lutheran Church Choir and Bell Choir, or St. Jude's Children’s Research Hospital. Memorials may be sent in care of Christians Funeral Home, 103 N. Washington, Lindsborg, KS 67456.
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