|Birth: ||Feb. 17, 1943|
|Death: ||Dec. 27, 1989|
Spouse: Cheryl (Nelson), Children: Gerald, Terrance, Tammy
Obituary: Lake Region Press, Jan. 4, 1990, also the West Douglas County Record, Feb. 1, 1990.
Gerald Anderson was born in Alexandria, Minnesota, on February 1, 1943, the son of Hilding and Jean (Alstead) Anderson. He was baptized at the Covenant Church in Evansville and attended school and grew to manhood in Evansville. Gerald worked for many years for Culligan in Alexandria, Wyoming and Wisconsin. He was united in marriage to Cheryl Nelson on November 20, 1965, in Nelson, Minnesota. Since 1969 Gerald has been employed by 3M in Alexandria. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities. Gerald died on December 27, 1989 at the St. Cloud Hospital at the age of 46 years.
He is survived by wife: Cheryl Anderson of Alexandria; son: Gerald Anderson Jr. of California; Daughter: Tammy (Mrs. Rick) Swenson of Alexandria; mother: Mrs. Jean Anderson of Robbinsdale; Brother: Neil Anderson of Robbinsdale; Sisters: Mrs. Kenneth (Kaye) Erickson of Evansville and Mrs. Nick (Shirley) Karabotos of Ft. Collins, CO; grandchildren Ryan, Robyn and Renata Swenson. Gerald was preceded in death by his father and one son.
Funeral services were Saturday, December 30, 1989 at 2 pm at st. John's Lutheran Church, Garfield, Minnesota, with Rev. Dane W. Compton officiating. Interment was in the Nelson Cemetery, Nelson, Minnesota.
Pallbearers were Donald Alstead, Gene Alstead, Dick Block, Richie Spindler, Vinton Wogan and Lester Betterman.
Honorary pallbearers were all 3M co-workers.
Organist was Iverdene Kloehn and soloist James Berry.
Arrangements were with the Anderson Funeral Home.
Hilding N Anderson (1901 - 1955)
Jean Lavonne Alstead Anderson (1919 - 1991)
Terrance Lynn Anderson (1959 - 1970)*
Katherine Anderson Erickson (1930 - 2016)**
Gerald Anderson (1943 - 1989)
Plot: Sec. 3, Blk 22, lot 2W
GPS (lat/lon): 45.87745, -95.25372
Created by: Enoch
Record added: Oct 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98442735