|Birth: ||Sep. 3, 1896|
|Death: ||Jun. 17, 1956|
Private, 1st Class, Company E, 20th Regiment, 10th Division. Entered the service December 15, 1917 at Fort Douglas, UT; discharged March 1, 1919; in the service 18 months.
Funeral services for Oscar William Anderson, 59, of 123 Lake St, will be held Wednesday at 2PM here in the Kimber and West Chapel, with the Rev. Ernest B Fisher, pastor of Central Congregational Church, officiating. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery.
Friends may call at the chapel Tuesday evening.
Mr. Anderson was a sheetmetal worker 40 years at Willis Steel Corp, died Sunday in the Iowa City Veterans Hospital, where he had been a patient two weeks.
Born September 23, 1896, in Galesburg, he was a lifelong resident of this community. He resided 32 years on Lake Street.
An overseas veteran of World War I, he served nine months in France and was a member of Ralph M Noble Post, American Legion, and Knox County Voiture, Society of 40 & 8. He played in the old drum and bugle corps of the local legion.
Mr. Anderson was married to Mabel V Fisher February 2, 1924, and she survives.
Other survivors are a son, Donald E Anderson, Princeton, IN; a daughter, Mrs. William E Kennedy, Champaign; a brother, Leland H Anderson, Galesburg, and four grandchildren.
GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL: JUNE 18, 1956
The Rev. Ernest B Fisher of Central Congregational Church conducted funeral services today at 2PM in the Kimber and West Chapel for Oscar W Anderson, 59, of 123 Lake St, who died Sunday. Arvid Erlandson was the singer, with Mrs. Harry Neave as organist.
Burial was in Linwood Cemetery. Pallbearers were Raymond Walters, Harry Hubbard, Carl Ecklund, Carl Wiborg, Hilary Page and Fred Lovely.
Military rites were conducted by Ralph M Noble Post of the American Legion. Serving as members of the firing squad were Robert Beall, Richard Larson, George Spilman, C Russell Carlson and Warren Thomas. Color bearers were Warren Argast and Wayne Christy, with Francis Quinn as bugler.
GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL: JUNE 20, 1956
Mabel V Fisher Anderson (1901 - 1989)
Plot: Block 27, Lot 25, Grave E 1/2
Created by: Talbot Fisher
Record added: Mar 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50059993