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Donald Merle "Don" Anderson
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Birth: Oct. 8, 1935
Klamath Falls
Klamath County
Oregon, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 2010
Tigard
Washington County
Oregon, USA

Don Anderson of Tigard passed away peacefully from cancer. He was born in Klamath Falls to a pioneer family merged of the Spencers and Andersons. Don graduated from Henley High School. He joined the U.S. Navy and served on a destroyer in the Far East Pacific fleet during the Korean War. He married his high school sweetheart and returned to Oregon to start a family. Don worked in the wood products industry his entire career, mostly with Boise Cascade. He started out as a general laborer at a mill working his way up to foreman and then to claims manager at the corporate office. Don was an accomplished self-taught wood worker. A favorite day of his would be working on a special project in his shop with country music playing in the background and his wife and dog nearby. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Wanda; mother, Lorraine Anderson; and brothers, Jerry, Ken, and Dave Anderson. Don also leaves behind his children and their spouses, Gary and Sandy, Dianna and Brian, and Tom and Kelcie; as well as seven beloved grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, in Calvin Presbyterian Church, Tigard, followed by a military service at 2 p.m. in Willamette National Cemetery. Donations may be made to Providence Willamette Falls Hospice, 1505 Division St., Oregon City, OR 97045. Arrangements by Autumn Funerals, Cremation & Burial.

Published in The Oregonian on December 31, 2010 
 
Inscription:
In Loving Memory
 
Burial:
Willamette National Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Col-5 Row 211 Site E
 
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Record added: Dec 31, 2010
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Thank you for serving your country during it's time of need.
- Kathie L. Webb Blair
 Added: May. 30, 2011
R.I.P. Don Anderson
- Quack_Quack
 Added: Dec. 31, 2010
 
 
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