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Eskil Linne Anderson
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Birth: Dec. 3, 1927
Saline County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jan. 31, 2002
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

Eskil L. Anderson, 74, Topeka, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, at a Topeka hospital.

Mr. Anderson had taught school in Lindsborg and WaKeeney and he had been a high school counselor in McPherson and Hutchinson. He was president of Brown-Mackie College in Salina from 1963 to 1971 and president of Salt City College in Hutchinson from 1972 to 1975. He also was a Navy veteran of World War II and an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

He was born Dec. 3, 1927, in Salina, the son of J. Edwin and Bertha Holmberg Anderson. He graduated from Salina High School and from Bethany College in 1949. He earned a master's degree in counseling in 1958 from the University of Colorado.

He married June Evelyn Koons on Aug. 13, 1949, in Lindsborg. She survives.

Other survivors include two daughters, Jane Dirickson, Weatherford, Okla., and Kristin Chanay, Topeka; a son, Jerry Anderson, Indianola, Iowa; a brother, John S. Anderson, Helena, Mont.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Mr. Anderson was cremated. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church in Lindsborg.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church in Hutchinson, sent in care of Hays-Christian Funeral Home, Washington and Lincoln, P.O. Box 386, Lindsborg, 67456.

Published in the February 2, 2002 edition of the Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal

1930 United States Federal Census

Name: Eskil Anderson
Home in 1930: Salina, Saline, Kansas
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Age: 2
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1928
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: J Edwin Anderson
Mother's Name: Bertha Anderson
Race: White
Household Members: Name Age
J Edwin Anderson 37
Bertha Anderson 34
John S Anderson 6
Eskil Anderson 2
Lucille Means 34

1940 United States Federal Census

Name: Eskil L Anderson
Age: 12
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1928
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Kansas
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Home in 1940: Salina, Saline, Kansas
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Street: S 9
House Number: 610
Inferred Residence in 1935: Salina, Saline, Kansas
Residence in 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 4A
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Jay Edwin Anderson 47
Bertha L Anderson 44
John S Anderson 16
Eskil L Anderson 12

Social Security Death Index

Name: Eskil L. Anderson
SSN: 512-24-2299
Last Residence: 66614 Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States of America
Born: 3 Dec 1927
Died: 31 Jan 2002
State (Year) SSN issued: Kansas (Before 1951)

Eskil's older brother, born ca. 1923:

John Stanley Anderson
(406) 442-0663
4655 Paydirt Dr
Helena, MT 59602-7141
Associated: Ruth L Anderson

(from the WhitePages website
Family links: 
  John Edwin Anderson (1893 - 1970)
  Bertha Linnea Holmberg Anderson (1895 - 1954)
Elmwood Cemetery
McPherson County
Kansas, USA
Maintained by: Tom Nelson
Originally Created by: Barb
Record added: Mar 06, 2009
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Eskil Linne Anderson
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