Nancy "Sue" Anderson
Warren-McElwain Mortuary Lawrence Chapel
120 West 13th
Lawrence, KS
Nancy "Sue" Anderson (Falley) passed away peacefully at her home in Lawrence, Kansas at the age of 79 of leukemia. A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, Sue is survived by her husband of 58 years, Dana, her sons Jerry, Dana Jr. and Justin, and their wives Christi, Sheryl, and Jean.

Sue will live on in the memories of her grandchildren, Lauren, Amy, Aaron, Spencer, Kyle, Richard, Jack and Josh. She and Dana cherished being able to take a special vacation with each of the grandchildren when they turned ten years old. Their adventures took them to Alaska, Baja California, Costa Rica, Galapagos, and all over the Caribbean.

Sue graduated from Topeka High School and William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri, with an Associate's Degree. She was born and raised in Topeka, Kansas, where her family, the Falley's, operated several grocery stores and helped found Highland Park Bank and Trust.

Dana and Sue were fixtures at Kansas University sports events, and the University has a Strength and Conditioning Center and Football Complex bearing the family name. They also have funded endowed professorships at the KU school of Business as well as contributed to the funding of Capitol Federal Hall. Additionally, they have funded the Kansas collection at KU Libraries.

Dana and Sue also were charitably involved with William Woods University, where Sue served on the Board of Trustees, and were major donors to Anderson Arena, and they recently helped with funding new technology at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Sue and Dana loved to travel, visited all seven continents together, and shared many special memories. Her family will remember her bright blue eyes, her joyful laugh, and her love of birdwatching in the backyard.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church in Lawrence. Due to COVID-19 space limitations, you can register for the funeral if you are attending in person at There will be a visitation at Corpus Christi from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2021, to which all are welcome. The service will also be livestreamed at the web address: Private inurnment will follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Corpus Christi Education Endowment Fund in Lawrence or the William Woods University Endowment Fund in memory of Sue and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.

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Published by Lawrence Journal-World on Feb. 23, 2021.
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Corpus Christi
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Mass of Christian Burial
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Mass of Christian Burial
Corpus Christi Church
, Lawrence, KS
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May God Bless Sue and the Anderson family. I have such fond memories of Sue as a child I remember her taking me boating with my friend and her son Jerry. She was always so loving and nice to me when I visited their home in Lake Sherwood. God got himself another Angel
March 13, 2021
Dana and Family,
Sue did so much for our community and everyone around her. She cared for people and I saw how she quietly helped some in need without ever taking a public bow. Her smile was infectious and her heart changes many many lives. A KU basketball game will never be the same without her cheers. Our prayers are with you and your family. Jeff and Ruth Colyer
Jeff Colyer
March 10, 2021
March 4, 2021
To Dana Anderson Family,
i knew Nancy and her family and brother when the kids were little. The children were so cute and I will always remember them. It was nice to see Dana and Sue in later years. They were so helpful to many people.

God Bless.
Jackie Campbell Petersen

Jackie Petersen
March 4, 2021
Jan kobach and Donna Wanamaker
February 27, 2021
Aunt Sue is a wonderful person. She was funny, and very loving. Sue welcome me into the the family with open arms as well as the rest of the family. My fondest memory was Aunt Sue and Uncle Dana riding jet skies in Key West a few years ago.. She will be dearly missed. Love and prayers to the Anderson family. Sincerely Shawn M Noll
Shawn M Noll
February 25, 2021
Jeff Long and KU Athletics
February 23, 2021
Dana, Justin and family. Sorry to hear of Sue's passing. Got to know her a little through some LMH activities and found her to be a strong advocate for the hospital and the Lawrence community after moving here from CA. Our thoughts are with both of you and the extended family
Valentino J Stella
February 23, 2021
Dianna and Tom Unis
February 23, 2021
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