|Birth: ||Feb. 7, 1931|
|Death: ||Jul. 4, 2007|
Dale Roger Anderson, 76, Hoffman, MN
1931 - 2007
Dale Anderson, 76, of Hoffman, died on Wednesday, July 4, 2007, at the Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria.
Dale Roger Anderson was born on Feb. 7, 1931, in Roseville Township in Grant County, to Nels A. and Grace (Luckman) Anderson. He was baptized and confirmed at Bethel Lutheran Church in Hoffman. Dale attended country school and graduated from Hoffman High School in 1949.
He married Betty J. Norman on Sept. 19, 1953, at Land's Lutheran Church in Hoffman. Dale was in the Army from 1954 to 1956. The couple farmed in Land Township their entire married life. Their farming included dairy, cattle and crops.
Dale was an active member of the community and was involved in: American Legion for 53 years, Bethel Church board, Hoffman Co-op Oil board member for 15 years, Farmers Union, and FHA board. He loved all sports, especially baseball. His favorite teams were the Yankees and the Twins and he spent his last day watching them play.
He loved to reminisce, read, and keep up on the latest in machinery and all aspects of farming. His 17 grandchildren were the joy of his life and he loved every minute with them.
He taught his children a strong work ethic and a love of the land.
He is survived by his wife, Betty, and six children, Cindy Eull of Fergus Falls, Paul (Carol) Anderson of Hoffman, Jean (Darrell) Connell of Alexandria, Carolyn (Steve) Olson of Foley, Jaclyn (Todd) Walter of Pine Island, and Pat (Jacki) Anderson of Hoffman; 17 grandchildren: Matthew, Michael, and Andrew Eull; Katie and Brent Anderson, Bethany, Jason, and Sarah Connell; Megan, Kristofer, Samuel, and Jonathan Olson; William and Bradley Walter, and Benjamin, Ross, and Brooke Anderson; and an uncle, Fritz, and many cousins.
Dale was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Deloris Johnson, and one brother, Earl.
Visitation: Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m., at Messiah Lutheran Church, Hoffman
Service: 1 p.m. Sunday, at the church
Burial: Bethel Cemetery, Hoffman
Funeral Home: Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria
Nels A Anderson (1897 - 1987)
Grace M Luckman Anderson (1902 - 1986)
Earl Vance Anderson (1926 - 1979)*
Dale Roger Anderson (1931 - 2007)
Created by: T Burt
Record added: Dec 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31967877
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