|Birth: ||Aug. 2, 1925|
|Death: ||Mar. 10, 2009|
TEC5 US Army, World War II
George A. Anderson, Sr., age 83, died March 10, 2009 at his home in Roseville.
He was born August 2, 1925 to Alexander and Elsie Anderson in Detroit, Michigan.
He was a veteran of WWII, a life member of Roseville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2358, and retired from Chrysler Corporation as a Manufacturing Engineering Manager.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Reta; sons, George Jr. (Betty) and Daniel (Faye); 3 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Following service in the Army in Europe, George returned to Detroit to begin work for General Motors Fisher Body division, eventually completing an apprenticeship in tool and die making. He was transferred to the then new Willow Springs, Illinois plant where he was promoted to general foreman. In 1957 he accepted a position with Chrysler Corporation as Superintendent of Tool and Die at the Twinsburg, Ohio stamping plant.
He resigned from Chrysler in 1960 and moved to Tampa, Florida where he successfully operated a family business for 5 years. Returning to Chrysler Corporation at the Nine Mile Road Stamping Plant in Warren, Michigan in 1965, he helped move that facility to a top ranking in the corporation. Promoted a number of times over the next 15 years, he retired in 1980.
A memorial was held at the Roseville VFW Post 2358. His remains were interred at the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan.
Great Lakes National Cemetery
Plot: SECTION 4 SITE 85
Created by: Twist
Record added: Apr 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36415685
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