|Birth: ||Jun. 22, 1892|
|Death: ||Mar. 29, 1940|
Private, Battery A, 64 CAC. Son of Mr and Mrs GP Anderson; born June 22, 1892 at Oneida. Entered the service at Galesburg, April 2, 1918; to Fort Screven, GA; served with AEF, July 14, 1918 to February 24, 1919, in the service 366 days; discharged April 3, 1919.
CARL ANDERSON DIES AT VETERANS' HOSPITAL
Carl "Chuck" Anderson, 47, of Wataga, died this morning in the veterans' hospital at Dwight, where he had been a patient nearly two years, because of asthma and heart disease. His work was in the installation of electric switch mechanism for the Burlington railroad.
Oscar T Anderson of 616 East Knox street, Galesburg, is a brother of the deceased, who also leaves another brother and two sisters, Harry N Anderson of Victoria, Mrs. Nettie O'Brien and Mrs. Ralph B Wyberg, of Wataga.
Funeral arrangements were being completed this afternoon.
GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL: MARCH 29, 1940
Carl N Anderson was born on a farm near Oneida, June 22, 1892. While still very young he moved with his parents and brothers and sisters to a farm near Wataga. Here he attended school and graduated from high school in 1907, and then attended Brown's Business College. Then he returned to Wataga to engage in farming with his father until he entered the army April 3, 1918 at Galesburg and received his training at Ft. Screven, GA. He served overseas from July 14, 1918, to February 24, 1919 with Battery A, 64th Regiment.
After his discharge, he worked in the Chicago office of the PFE until his health failed, when he returned to his home in Wataga. Later partially recovering he worked for the Burlington railroad as signal maintainer for nine years. His health completely failed in 1932 and he made his home after that with his brothers and sisters until May 29, 1938 when he entered the veterans' hospital at Dwight. He remained in this hospital until his death which occurred March 29. He was a member of the American Legion at Victoria.
He was confirmed in the Lutheran Church at Wataga in 1909 and was a member of that church all his life.
He is survived by four brothers, Oscar of Galesburg, Fred of Wataga, Herbert of North Henderson and Harry of Victoria, and two sisters, Mrs. RV Wyberg and Mrs. Nettie O'Brien both of Wataga, and several nieces and nephews. His mother and father preceded him in death and also two sisters, Hazel and Bertha.
Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in the Wataga Lutheran church. Burial will be in the Wataga Cemetery. The family has requested that no flowers be sent.
GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL: MARCH 30, 1940
Ill. Pvt 64 Rgt CAC
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