LAKELAND, Fla. – Anita Christianson, age 91, of Lakeland, Fla., died February 21, 2014 at Ft. Myers Hospice in Fla.

Anita was born December 1, 1922 in Fort Dodge, to Sidney & Katherine (Ackerson) Thorndike.

She is survived by her son Michael Thorndike. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Arleen Christianson, husbands, Clyde & Marvin, daughter Shelly, & son Bruce Thorndike.