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Emery C Anderson
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Birth: Nov. 15, 1888
Knox County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 1945
Knox County
Illinois, USA

Son of Frank & Ida (Lundstrum) Anderson
Husband of Frances

Emery C Anderson, 16 West Main Street, who more than 40 years ago established a locksmith and bicycle repair shop at the address where his present business was conducted, died about 8:30 o'clock Thursday night unexpectedly, probably experiencing a paralytic stroke.
More than two years ago Mr. Anderson experienced his first stroke with his left side being partially paralyzed during that period. Last evening shortly after 6 o'clock he was dining with his wife in a restaurant nearby his home when taken suddenly ill. His death followed about two hours later.
Mr. Anderson was recognized as an experienced locksmith with his services called upon from many points throughout Illinois and nearby states. He had started in this trade as a youth and augmented his work with bicycle repairing. His first shop was established at the place where the business is now located, but during the years that elapsed, Mr. Anderson was in business in other locations. He had established residential quarters in the rear of the shop.
Always a resident of Galesburg, Mr. Anderson was born here November 15, 1888.
He is survived by his wife, Frances; a daughter, Mrs. Gordon R Folger by a previous marriage; a grandson, three brothers, Lee, Raymond and Richard Anderson; and a sister, Mrs. RW Wittgrefe, all of Galesburg. There are two step-sons, Kenneth and Donald, both in the service.
Mr. Anderson was confirmed in the Lutheran faith. He was a member of the Eagles.
Funeral services are to be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Kimber and West Mortuary and where friends may call Sunday. Burial will be in Memorial Park.

Rite were held for Emery Anderson, 16 West Main Street, a locksmith, who conducted his business here for over 40 years, at the Kimber and West Mortuary this afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev RC Johnson of the First Baptist Church presided, with Mrs. FY Greene playing several selections. Members of the Eagles were pallbearers. Burial was in Memorial Park.
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  Frank Anderson (1866 - 1941)
  Ida Matilda Lunstrom Anderson (1867 - 1939)
Memorial Park Cemetery
Knox County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Talbot Fisher
Record added: Oct 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78277981
Emery C Anderson
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Granddaughter of his wife, Frances
- Donna Smock
 Added: Jul. 18, 2012

- Talbot Fisher
 Added: Oct. 12, 2011

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