|Birth: ||Dec. 10, 1889, Sweden|
|Death: ||Jul. 21, 1937|
Private, US Ordinance Corps. Son of AG and Helen Karlson; born Decemeber 10, 1889, in Sweden. Entered the service at Galesburg, IL, March 12, 1918; to Ft Oglethorpe, GA; transferred to Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD, March 20, 1918; in the service 388 days; discharged April 4, 1919.
VERNER ANDERSON RITES ON FRIDAY
The body of Verner Anderson, World War veteran who died at Hines Hospital at Chicago at midnight Tuesday, arrived here early this morning on the CB&Q, and was taken to the Kimber and West Chapel, where friends may call this evening. Funeral rites will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon from the Kimber and West chapel, in charge of Dr CE Bengston, pastor of the First Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery.
GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL: JULY 22, 1937
Last rites for Verner Anderson, World War veteran who died in Hines hospital were held at 2 o'clock this afternoon from the Kimber and West chapel, in charge of the Rev CE Bengston. Mr. and Mrs. William Hallberg sang. Interment was in Linwood Cemetery. Casket bearers were CC Brown, OC Kimler, RW Linn, OW Anderson, WJ Jones and Dorance Nelson. A firing squad and a bugler gave American Legion burial rites at the grave.
GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL: JULY 23, 1937
Plot: Block 15, Lot 19, Grave W 1/2
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Record added: Nov 24, 2009
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