Dorothy Louise Anderson, age 73, of Ulysses, Kansas, died Saturday, December 29, 2018, at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital in Ulysses, Kansas. She was born October 20, 1945, in Garden City, Kansas, the daughter of Liston and Harriet (Nirk) Bridwell.
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Dorothy graduated from Grant County Rural High School in 1963. In May 1976, she graduated from Garden City Community College Cosmetology School. For 40 years she was a beautician, retiring three years ago. Dorothy enjoyed sports, watching KU Basketball and was a Kevin Harvick fan. She also enjoyed listening to music, and time spent with family and friends. Dorothy will be remembered for her caring heart and all the good advice she shared.
Dorothy is survived by her son, Terry Anderson of Eudora; daughter, Carrie Anderson of Tonganoxie; brother, Gary Bridwell of Independence; sisters, Darlene Blake of Great Bend and Sherry Harris of Mount Juliet, Tennessee; grandchildren, Rocky Hartpence, Robby Hartpence, Kara Scott, Charlie Morris, Kalen Anderson, Kyle Anderson, and Jennifer Haflich; and two great-grandchildren, Amelia and Evelyn.
Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Bob Bridwell and Carl Bridwell; and sisters, Emily Walsh, Patty Jacobs, Kathy Peirce, and Joan Hinkle.
A celebration of life will be Saturday, January 5, 2019, at 2:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home Chapel in Ulysses. Interment will follow at Ulysses Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, January 4, 2019, from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be given to American Lung Association in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880.