Nelta Rogene Anderson


Nelta Rogene Anderson, 82, of Edgerton, KS passed away Dec. 17, 2018 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm Friday, December 21, 2018 at St. Columbine Catholic Cemetery, Edgerton, KS. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Condolences may be left at

Nelta was born Feb. 17, 1936 in Pampa, TX to Kenneth and Sarah (Waits) Haines. She married Richard Anderson on July 13, 1954 in Wichita Falls, TX. Nelta moved to Edgerton, KS in 1973. She was a member of the Edgerton United Methodist Church. Nelta loved to sew and garden. She will be dearly missed by family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; her parents; siblings: Rowena Haines, Betty Lou Haines, Cheryl Liddy, Harlen Haines, Marilyn Haines, Della Haines and Rita Haines. Nelta is survived by her daughters: Sherry Smith (Greg) of Gardner, KS and Sheila Brecheisen of Quenemo, KS; brother, Delford Haines of Commerce City, CO; eleven grandchildren and twenty two great-grandchildren.