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Vivian (Olson) Anderson, 88

Vivian (Olson) Anderson, 88, of Minnetonka, Minn., formerly of Bemidji, died Wednesday April 15, 2009.

A memorial reception will be held from 2-4 p.m. April 26 at Excelsior Covenant Church in Excelsior, Minn. Family burial will be held, in late spring, in Bemidji.

She was one of the great fashion merchandisers of her era and loved the business.

She is survived by her daughter Barbara (Jim) Recktenwald; a sister, Verna Norden and a brother, Gordon Olson; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Anderson; parents, Grace & Victor Olson; a brother, Russell and sisters, Leila Bergsven and Lois Olson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to Alzheimer's Association of Minnesota or Hospice of Waconia at 501 Cherry St., Waconia, MN.