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Constance "Connie" A. Anderson

April 24, 2018

Constance “Connie” A. (Caya) Anderson, age 70, of Ferryville, passed away on April 24th, 2018 at the Gunderson Health System in La Crosse. She was born on January 10th, 1948 to Lyle and Marjorie (Monroe) Caya in Prairie Du Chien, WI. She attended and graduated from Seneca High School in 1966. She married Truman Anderson on May 25th, 1968. She was raised in Lynxville, WI and lived her entire married life in her beloved wooded valley just south of Ferryville, WI along the Mississippi River. Connie loved her private valley, her family, and her many & varied pets, crocheting, raising house plants and the Packers. She could swim like a fish and baked delicious apple pies. She was proud to be a sixth generation River Rat.

She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Truman; two sons, Todd Anderson of Ferryville and Barry (Connie Marie) Anderson of Ferryville; as well as two grandchildren, Austin John Anderson and Riley Jo Anderson, both of Ferryville. She is also survived by her brother, Fred (Mary) Caya of Kenosha, as well as beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; father-in-law, Theron Anderson; and three brothers, Terry, Lawrence “Gus”, and James Caya. Blessed be her name.

Memorials Services will be held on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua with Pastor Nile Sandeen officiating. Family and friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Online condolences may be left for the family at

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