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Anna J. (Sorensen) Matter, age 97 of Glenwood City, WI, passed away on August 17, 2016 at Park View Home in Woodville, WI.

Anna was born on September 29, 1918 to George & Julia (Luellemann) Sorensen in Springfield Township, WI. She later married Earl Matter and they had six children.

Anna was a talented woman who will be dearly missed. She authored, Following a Dream, her autobiography, sang for weddings and funerals, played the harmonica, was an incredible seamstress, and was an active member at Holy Cross and Immanuel Lutheran churches. Anna also worked for many years at Bud’s Grocery Store and later at 3M, where she retired after 15 years of service.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl; daughters, Jean, Juanita & Janell; granddaughter, Brenda; and great-granddaughter-in-law, Darcey.

Anna is survived by her children, Janice (Myron) Hoitomt, Jerome (Karen) and Jerrol (Becky); 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 4 step-great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; 4 step-great-great-grandchildren; and by many loving relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 27, 2016 with visitation one hour prior, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 615 Maple St., Glenwood City. Interment will take place at Glenwood City Cemetery.

Please visit to leave condolences and visit Anna’s Everlasting Memorial.

Arrangements under the direction of Sunset Funeral Home. 612-789-3596.