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Nancy Claudette Anderson

October 5, 1935 — December 31, 2022

Nancy Claudette Anderson, age 87, of rural Colony, Kansas, passed away December 31st, 2022 at Olathe Hospice House.

Claudette was born October 5th, 1935, in Colony, Kansas to James Claude Fivecoat and
Florence (Couch) Fivecoat. Claudette graduated in 1953 as valedictorian from Colony High School, Colony, Kansas. Claudette was united in marriage to Eugene Anderson on July 26th, 1953 in Garnett, Kansas. Claudette and Gene were blessed with two daughters, Nancy Gampper and Leanne Trabuc. Claudette was a wonderful mother to
her two daughters and sewed them beautiful clothes including prom dresses and their wedding dresses.
Claudette is survived by her husband of 69 years Gene of the home, daughter Leanne Trabue, Colony,
grandson Derek (Salena) Trabue, Iola, granddaughters Laura (Josh) Mathis, Iola, Krista (Scott) Starrett,
Brooklyn, NY, and Nicole (Kyle) Wainwright, Wamego, great-grandsons Kaster Trabue and Royce Mathis
of Iola, Austin and Adam Wainwright, Wamego and great-granddaughters Mariah Mathis, Iola and Adley
Wainwright, Wamego.
She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Nancy Gampper, Son-in-law Butch Trabue and
sister Bonna Lea Luedke.
Claudette worked for the Allen County Bank in Iola while Gene served in the military when they were
first married. After her daughters became school age, she returned to work at the Bank of Kincaid and
then spent over 25 years working at the Iola Bank and Trust, retiring as Vice-President.
Claudette enjoyed traveling with Gene and her daughters all over the United States. Later Claudette
and Gene traveled to Europe and visited the base Gene was stationed during his military service. After
retirement, Claudette and Gene enjoyed setting up their antique glass at shows across the United
States. Claudette was a member of the Colony United Methodist Church and a charter member of the
Jolly Dozen Club.
A memorial service for Claudette will be held at the Colony United Methodist Church on Wednesday,
January 4th at 10:30 am. Burial will be at the Colony Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to
the Colony United Methodist Church.
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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Colony United Methodist Church

333 South Maple Street, Colony, KS 66015

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