Anita Deters

Anita F. Deters, 76, of Caledonia, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse.

She was born Feb. 11, 1937, in La Crosse to William and Frances (Meyer) Oitzmann. Anita was a 1955 graduate of Caledonia High School. On Aug. 3, 1957, she married Roland Deters at St. Luke’s United Church of Christ in Eitzen, Minn. Anita worked for 30 years at the Caledonia Nursing Home (now, Caledonia Care and Rehab). She was an active member of St. Luke’s United Church of Christ in Eitzen. Anita loved her family and was well liked in the community. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Survivors include her husband, Roland of Caledonia; three children, Mary (Don) Frank, Caledonia; Ann (Jim) Jandrt, Chippewa Falls, Wis.; and Kevin (Kari) Deters, Coon Rapids, Minn.; and four grandchildren, Brandon (fianceé, Haana), Alyssa, and Whitney Frank and Rachel Deters.

Anita was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Mark.

Memorial services will be Monday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, Eitzen, Minn. Rev. Steven E. Meyer will officiate. A private graveside service will take place in the church cemetery at a later date. A visitation will be held at St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, Eitzen, on Sunday from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. and on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home and Crematory, (Caledonia Chapel), is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at