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ANDERSON, George E. 1917-1982


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/5/2013 at 09:24:36

Funeral Held For George E. Anderson, 65

Funeral services for George E. Anderson were held on Wednesday, September 15, at 1:30 p.m. at the Wellsburg Reformed Church.

Officiating at the service was Pastor Roger Huitink.

Two selections, a solo by Rodney Anderson and a duet by Pastor and Mrs. Roger Huitink, were sung. A selection from the Church Hymnal was sung by the congregation. Marcella Neessen was organist. Mrs. Luella Lindaman and Mrs. John E. Ruter were in charge of flowers.

Casket bearers were Daryl Anderson, Michael Anderson, Darwin Anderson, Paul Koch, Donn Anderson and Kevin Anderson.

The interment service was held in the Wellsburg Reformed Church cemetery.

Doyen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Anderson passed away around 4:15 p.m. Sunday, September 12, at his farm home northeast of Wellsburg following a lingering illness. He reached the age of 65 years, 6 months and 26 days.

He was born on a farm in Lincoln township northeast of Grundy Center on February 16, 1917, the son of Andrew and Annie (Eygabroad) Anderson. He attended the rural school in the area and also Grundy Center high school.

In the spring of 1937 the Anderson family moved to a farm in Shiloh township northwest of Wellsburg.

On February 1, 1939, he was united in marriage to Fannie Kruse at the Wellsburg Reformed Church by the Rev. William Landsiedel. Following their marriage they lived on a farm north of Wellsburg for two years and then moved to their present farm northeast of Wellsburg.

To this union a son, Roger Anderson, was born on October 6, 1942.

George was baptized in the Methodist Church in Grundy Center and also became a member there. He transferred his membership from the Methodist Church to the Wellsburg Reformed Church on February 27, 1939. He served on the church consistory for eight years as an Elder, was a past Sunday School superintendent, and a long-time member of the Church Men's Brotherhood.

He was an active member of the Wellsburg Community Club and for many years also held an office on the ASCS Committee, was a seed corn salesman for around 10 years.

Preceding him in death were his father, Andrew Anderson and his son, Roger Anderson, who passed away on October 12, 1967.

Those left to mourn his passing are his wife, Fannie; his mother, Mrs. Annie Anderson of Wellsburg; his sister, Mrs. Herman (Pearl) Koch of Wellsburg; his three brothers, Warren Anderson of Wellsburg, John Anderson of Aplington and Duane Anderson of Parkersburg; numerous nieces and nephews and two god-children, Jason and Shelby Kobes.

Card of Thanks
We desire to take this means of thanking all the relatives, neighbors and friends for their kind expressions of sympathy during our bereavement, and to all those who have shown interest and kindness during the illness of our loved one. Also we wish to thank Pastor Huitink and Rev. Wolbrink for their words of comfort, to those who furnished music, for the flowers and attendants, memorials, food brought in, and to the Guild who served. Mrs. George E. Anderson, Mrs. Annie Anderson, Brothers & Sisters, Nieces & Nephews, God-children.

--newspaper clipping, source unknown


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