|Birth: ||Mar. 15, 1888|
|Death: ||Mar. 6, 1962|
Funeral services for Gustav L. Anderson, 73, WWI veteran, were held on Saturday March 10 at the First Lutheran church here, the Rev. Evan Knutson officaiting. Burial was at Greenwood cemetery. The Corrigan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. D. Koffron was organist and Mrs. Herman Lyng sang "Abide With Me: and "Rock of Ages." Pallbearers were Carl Lewis, Archie Lane,Allan Meigs, Edward Borgmann, Allan Polipnick and Carl Fischer. Mr. Anderson died Tuesday morning, March 6, at the Veterans hospital, Fort Snelling. Gustav Lewis Anderson was born March 15, 1888 in Benson, the son of Nels and Anna Anderson. In 1901 he moved to Sauk Centre with his parents and was engaged in farming with them until 1918 when he entered the United States army during World War I. On his return, he operated a restaurant here and did construction work. In 1941 he was appointed custodian at the post office here. He retired in 1953. For the past ten years he was manageer at the Legion club. He took a keen interest in the field of sports. Mr. Anderson was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Masonic lodge and a charter member of the American Legion. Surviving are the following brothers and sisters, Alfred M., Henry, Sigird, all of Sauk Centre, J. Godtfred, Long Prairie Mrs. Hulda Davies, St. Paul, and Mrs. Anna Barringer, Eagle Bend. There are 12 nieces and nephews. Relatives from a distance attending the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Ives Davies, Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Davies, Walter and Cecil Davies, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mann, Mrs. Iris Byram, all of St. Paul, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Carlson, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Degendorfer of Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. John Anderson and son of Elk River, Mr. and Mrs. James Anderson of Grey Eagle, Edgar Nelson and Oscar Gunion of Willmar.
Created by: Muhlenkamp
Record added: Jun 03, 2012
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