|Birth: ||Oct. 28, 1904|
|Death: ||Oct. 1, 1983|
Obituary – Echo Press, October 14, 1983, Alexandria, Minnesota
Reuben H. Anderson
Reuben H. Anderson was born in Alexandria, Minnesota, on October 28, 1904, the son of Otto and Ellen (Olson) Anderson. He attended No. 50 District School and grew to manhood in this area. He was called into the Military Services during World War II and served his country as a member of the Army. Returning to Alexandria following the war, Reuben worked as a farm laborer for several years. He died on Saturday, October 1, 1983 at the Douglas County Hospital at the age of 78 years.
Reuben is survived by sister: Wilhelmina Wetternach of Alexandria. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Reuben was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and four sisters.
Funeral services were Wednesday, October 5, 1983 at 1:00 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Chapel, Alexandria, Minnesota with Rev. Owen Doely officiating. Interment was in the Nelson Cemetery, Nelson, Minnesota. Pallbearers were Keith Holleschau, David John Olson, Bruce Wetternach, Brian Wetternach, Richard Lodin and Jeffery Lodin.
Soloist was Dolly Miller and organist was Carolyn Engholm. Military honors by the American Legion Post No. 87. Arrangments were with the Anderson Funeral Home.
See his parents information for genealogy details from Norway and Sweden.
Links posted below.
Minnesota Death Index:
ANDERSON, REUBEN H.
Date of Birth: na
Place of Birth: MINNESOTA
Mother Maiden Name: OLSON
Date of Death: 01 Oct 1983
County of Death: DOUGLAS
1910 census with more children:
family number: 121
page number: 6
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Otto Anderson M 55y Sweden (Lima parish, Dalarna county, Sweden
wife Ellen Anderson F 51y Norway (Grue, Solør, Hedmark county, Norway
son Ole Anderson M 28y Norway
son August Anderson M 27y Norway
son Eddie Anderson M 24y Norway
dau Anna Anderson F 19y Minnesota
dau Bertha Anderson F 17y Minnesota
dau Olga Anderson F 14y Minnesota
dau Minnie Anderson F 12y Minnesota
son John Anderson M 9y Minnesota
son Rueban Anderson M 5y Minnesota
Otto Anderson (1855 - 1939)
Ellen Olson Olsdatter Anderson (1859 - 1940)
Ole Anderson (1881 - 1939)*
August W. Anderson (1883 - 1934)*
Wilhelmina Anderson Wetternach (1898 - 1988)*
John Martin Anderson (1900 - 1946)*
Reuben H. Anderson (1904 - 1983)
Note: Death: Alexandria, Minn.
Plot: Sec. 1 Blk 24 Lot 4 1W
GPS (lat/lon): 45.87821, -95.25413
Created by: Rose
Record added: Oct 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98452313