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Hulda E Anfinson

August 6, 1922 — March 14, 2020


     Hulda "Polly" Anfinson, 97, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Kingsley Specialty Care Center. 

     Hulda “Polly” E. Schaeffer was born August 6, 1922, along with her identical twin sister, Hilda to Ernest and Katherine (Bauer) Schaeffer on a farm rural Pierson, IA.  Hulda grew up and lived in the Pierson area most all her life.  She graduated from Pierson Consolidated High School in 1939.  On October 14, 1944 she married Mervin Anfinson at Santa Rosa, CA, where Mervin was serving as a Tech Sergeant in the U.S. Army.  After his honorable discharge Hulda and Mervin returned to the Pierson, IA area where they began farming with Hulda’s parents.   After retiring from farming, they would spend their winters going south, finding that Apache Junction, Arizona was their favorite location to be during winter months until Mervin’s health concerns forced them to remain home.  Mervin passed away March 29, 2009, following his death Hulda continued to live in their home until health concerns forced her to assisted living and then to long term care at Kingsley Speciality Care in Kingsley, IA.  Hulda was a member of Salem Lutheran Church and American Legion Auxiliary, Pierson, IA.

    Survivors include two sons, Dennis (Barbara) Anfinson, and W. Lee (Luella) Anfinson both of Pierson, and two daughters, Rhonda K Anfinson of Bosque Farms, New Mexico and Cleone (Dan) Flemming of Cory Colorado, 8 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. 

  Hulda was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Mervin, 3 sisters and 1 brother

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

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