Chelsea Anderson

08/04/1984 - 08/23/2018

Obituary for Chelsea Anderson


Chelsea Maria Anderson was born August 4, 1984 in Jefferson, Iowa the daughter of Abby J. (Mayhugh) and Gary Lee Anderson. She grew up in Perry and attended Perry Community Schools, graduating from Perry High School in 2003.

Chelsea is survived by her son Zack Anliker of Perry, IA; mother Abby Benifiel and step-father Ron Benifiel of Perry, IA; two brothers Adam (Angi Garrett) Anderson of Des Moines, IA, Jerrod (Tracey) Anderson of Des Moines, IA and her father Gary Anderson of Beloit, OH. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Maria and Richard Bills and one daughter Tiffany Anderson.

A private service will be held in memory of Chelsea, at a later date. There is no visitation planned. Chelsea passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center from complications of Diabetes.

Memorials to the family, in Chelsea’s name, may be sent to Murdock Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at

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I am very sorry for your loss. Chelsea was a former student of mine at PHS and a pleasure to have in the classroom. My thoughts and prayers will be with her family and friends.
- Paula Allen
Abby, I am saddened to hear of the loss of your beautiful daughter, Chelsea. I send my love and heartfelt prayers for you and the rest of the family. May she rest in heavenly peace with our Almighty Father for eternity. Love, Kathy P.S. I am your cousin, on your dad’s side. Sis (Edna Ruth) was my mother.
- Kathy Little
Dearest Abby and family I am truly sorry for your loss. I wish there were more words I could say to ease your pain, but I know there are not any. Chelsea was a beautiful woman and I know she will be missed by all. Prayers for you Abby, my cousin. Love, Barbara
- Barbara Blythe

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