|Birth: ||Jun. 24, 1913|
|Death: ||Sep. 9, 2002|
Lionel Robert Anderson, 89, of Grand Meadow, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at Meadow Manor Nursing Home.
Lionel was born June 24, 1913, in Rudyard, Mich., to John and Margaret (McClarty) Anderson.
He graduated from high school and served as a medic in the U.S. Army during World War II. He received the Silver Star and the Purple Heart.
On Oct. 15, 1941, he married Eva Nettleton in St. Agnes, Mich.
He was an employee of the U.S. Postal Services, living in Michigan and St. Paul. Following Lionel's retirement, the couple moved back to the Pickford and Rudyard, Mich. area where they lived until moving to Austin in 1998 to be near family. They moved to the Grand Meadow Healthcare Center earlier this year.
Lionel was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, making maple syrup and picking blueberries. He enjoyed traveling and was an avid reader. In 1940, he accepted the Gospel.
Survivors include wife, Eva Anderson, Grand Meadow; daughters and sons-in-law, Wanda and Jim Irvine, Dexter; Laura Jean and Ray Schwardt, Delaven; Heather and Dean Smith, Inver Grove Heights; six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Leslie, Cecil and Stanley; and sisters, May and Easter Lily.
Visitation: One hour before the service.
Service: 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002, at the funeral home with the Rev. Craig Winquist officiating. Casket bearers will be Hugh Anderson, Dean Smith, Jim Irvine, Ray Schwardt, Scott Irvine and Tim Irvine.
Interment: Dexter Cemetery, Dexter, with Austin Post #91 American Legion in charge of military rites.
Funeral Home: Clasen-Jordan Mortuary, Austin.
Eva May Nettleton Anderson (1919 - 2007)*
Created by: K. Pike
Record added: Sep 02, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11663373
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