Erika E. Anderson

Erika E. Anderson, 17, of Kearney died Friday, March 25, 2016.
Erika Elizabeth Anderson was born Aug. 17, 1998 in Kearney to Ron and Elaine (Schmeits) Anderson.
Those left to cherish her memory include her parents Ron and Elaine Anderson; brother, Brent Anderson; sister Brooke Anderson, all of Kearney; grandmothers Irene Schmeits of Spalding and Evelyn Anderson of Minden; uncles and aunts, Dan Anderson of Minden, Ken and Susan Schmeits of Spalding, Barb and Tom Logan of Lincoln, Roger and Luci Schmeits of Omaha, Linda and Denny Bauer of Spalding, Jeanette and Grant Snyder of Odebolt, IA; as well as many cousins and friends.
Erika was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather Joseph Schmeits, paternal grandfather Robert Anderson and Uncle Daniel Schmeits.
A Celebration of Life wwas held Friday, April 1, 2016, at the First Lutheran Church in Kearney with Rev. John Gosswein officiating. Interment followed at Kearney Cemetery.
O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the family for future designation. Condolences may be shared online at