Anna S. Borlaug
December 11, 1930 ~ September 21, 2008
Anna S. Borlaug, age 77, died on Sunday, September 21, 2008 at the New Hampton Nursing and Rehab Center in New Hampton. Anna Sylvia Borlaug was born on December 11, 1930 to John and Clara (Johnson) Borlaug at Saude, Iowa. She attended West Saude Country School and graduated from Bethany High School in 1948. Anna received her normal training at Upper Iowa University and then taught at rural schools in Iowa. She moved to New York City in1957, where she continued to teach while she attended night school and summer school and received her doctorate in education from New York University. Anna continued working in education in New York and New Jersey until moving to Washington, DC in 1979. She took a job working for the federal government in 1989 and later retired to New Hampton where she has enjoyed living. She was a member of the Saude Evangelical Lutheran Church. Anna enjoyed traveling and was a devout Pittsburg Steelers fan. Anna is survived by one brother Harold (Eunice) Borlaug of Lawler and two nephews Jonathan Borlaug of Cedar Falls and Tom (Monica) Borlaug of Prior Lake, MN. She is preceded in death by her parents John and Clara, sister Charlotte Swehla and nephews Larry Swehla, Charles Swehla and Todd Borlaug. Cemetery: Burial will be in Saude Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery at Saude. Visitation: Visitation will be at the church from 1:00pm to the time of service. Service: A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, September 25, 2008 at the Saude Evangelical Lutheran Church at Saude, Iowa with Pastor Daniel Larson officiating.