|Birth: ||Jan. 7, 1922|
|Death: ||Apr. 13, 2007|
Lloyd 'Andy' Anderson, 85, of International Falls, Minn., passed away Friday, April 13, 2007 at the St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth. Andy was born in Little Falls, Minn., on Jan. 7, 1922. He was baptized on April 8, 1922. Andy spent his boyhood on the family farm near Elmdale, Minn. He graduated from Upsala High School and enlisted in the United States Navy in April 1942. While in the Navy Andy served aboard aircraft carriers in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. He was united in marriage to Orpha Larson on May 17, 1944 at the Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church in Elmdale. In November of 1946, Andy was honorably discharged from the Navy. For two years Andy worked as a baker in Crookston before going to Moler Barber School. Following barber school he worked in Rothsay, Parkers Prairie, and Sauk Centre, Minnesota, before moving to International Falls in 1953. His barbering career in the Falls started at the Rex Barber Shop until he purchased the Border Barber Shop. On Dec. 31, 1986 Andy retired from barbering. Andy was a very active member of the Zion Lutheran Church, serving on church council, as a Sunday School worship leader, a Sunday School teacher and on call committees. During his retirement he enjoyed the position of head usher and being a part of the Zion Staff as a lay assistant. Andy was a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and a Prayer Breakfast Group. He was a sports enthusiast, he enjoyed gardening, bird watching, the out doors and astronomy. Andy felt it was a privilege to share his love of singing with other at various functions. Andy was preceded in death by Orpha, his wife of 57 years; and his parents, Carl F. Andersen and the former Lilly Gunderson. Andy's survivors include his sons, Paul (Gail), of International Falls and Kevin (Mary), of Kenyon, Minn.; grandchildren, Rebecca (Donald) Massa, of Edgemont, South Dakota, Dean Anderson of Oakdale, Minn., Maren (Josh) Mayer, of Madison, Wisc., Molly Anderson of Saint Paul; Great-grandsons, Thomas Massa and Carl Massa; and one sister, Merlin Carter of Lake Mills, Wisc. FUNERAL SERVICE:10 a.m. Monday, April 16, 2007 in Zion Lutheran Church. Interment with flag presentation will take place at the Elmdale Danish Lutheran Cemetery on Tuesday, April 17, at time to be determined. Condolences may be left at www.greenlarsen.com and arrangements are with Green-Larsen Mortuary, Inc.
Published in the Duluth News Tribune on 4/14/2007.
Elmdale Danish Lutheran Cemetery
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Record added: Apr 14, 2007
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