|Birth: ||Feb. 15, 1929|
Black Hawk County
|Death: ||Apr. 8, 1999|
Grand Island Daily Independent 10 April 1999
Thomas E. Anderson, 70, of Grand Island died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at St. Francis Medical Center.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Livingston-Sonderman Funeral Home. The Rev. C. Roger Nelson will officiate. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mr. Anderson was born on Feb. 15, 1929m at Waterloo, Iowa, to Daniel and Beatrix Anderson. He grew up and attended school in Grand Island, graduating from Grand Island Senior High in 1947. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with a bachelor of arts in journalism in 1951.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a public information specialist from 1951 to 1953. He also edited a military newspaper and graduated from Armed Forces Information School.
Mr. Anderson worked as a news reporter for the Grand Island Daily Independent from 1953 to 1953. He then worked as a copy editor/reporter for the Omaha World-Herald from 1956 to 1958.
He worked in press relations management for ?United Airlines in Denver, Pittsburgh and New York City until 1966. He then returned to Grand Island to work at the Independent as a sports editor until 1974.
He worked for the Nebraska Department of Roads as a carrier enforcement officer out of Grand Island from 1975 to 1982. He also graduated from the state Law Enforcement Training Center.
Mr. Anderson worked as historian and curator of photographs at Stuhr Museum from 1983 to 1997. He was a regular contributor of historical articles to the museum newsletter.
He also served as marshal during living history events in Stuhr's Railroad Town.
He is survived by many friends.
Daniel C. Anderson (1889 - 1949)
Beatrix K. Kinninburgh Anderson (1892 - 1990)
SGT, US MARINE CORPS
Fort McPherson National Cemetery
Plot: D, 0, 1257
Maintained by: Kay Cynova
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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