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Olen Anderson 1881-1951


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/4/2013 at 00:30:51

Olen Anderson Dies
Olen Anderson died at 11:15 a.m. today at Holy Family hospital of a heart ailment. He had been in poor health for about three years. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Anderson farm home east of Wallingford. Friends may call at the Sternborg funeral chapel until 8 p.m. Monday. More complete details will be published in Monday’s Daily News. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, June 9, 1951)

Anderson Rites To Be Tomorrow
Death came to Olen Anderson of Wallingford Saturday at 11:15 in the Holy Family hospital. Mr. Anderson was 69 at the time of his death.

Death was caused by a heart ailment. Anderson had been ill for about three years.

Born June 30, 1881, in Plattville, Ill., the deceased received his early education in Illinois and moved to this county when 21 years old.

On Nov. 9, 1904, he was united in marriage to Carrie Johnson and the Andersons lived in Emmet county near Wallingford, the rest of his life.

Mr. Anderson served on the county board of education for 20 years.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Christine Leeson of Calif., and Cleo Limmers of Graettinger; four sons, Jessie of Graettinger, Wesley of Wallingford, Emmet of Davenport and Harvey of Osgood; three brothers, Henry of Waverly, Julius of Estherville and Bert of Graettinger; one sister, Anna Sevold of Story City; two half brothers, Alfred Anderson from California, and George Anderson of St. Paul, Minn., and a half sister, Myrtle Dakon of Baton Rouge, La.

Also surviving are 18 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Mr. Anderson was preceded in death by both his parents.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. at the Olen Anderson residence five miles east of Wallingford with Clyde Johnson and Clarence Frederick in charge.

Burial will be at High Lake cemetery. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, June 11, 1951)


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