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 Donald Albin Anderson

Donald Albin Anderson

Birth
Osceola, Polk County, Nebraska, USA
Death 31 Jan 1979 (aged 50)
Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot N - 251
Memorial ID 282528 · View Source
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His early years were spent growing up on the family farm. After his father died, and the family farm was sold, he and his mother moved in town and lived in the home of his maternal grandmother. He was a 1946 graduate of Osceola High School, Osceola, Nebraska. He served as president of his high school class and lettered in football and basketball.

He served as a private in the U.S. Army in Japan, 1946-1948. When his service ended, he returned to Nebraska and enrolled in the College of Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. During the Korean Conflict, and as a reservist, he was recalled to service with the U.S. Army in 1950. When his service ended in Korea, he returned to Nebraska and settled in Omaha.

He was employed with the Gates Corporation of Denver, Colorado, as an engineer. He was a member of St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, Omaha, Nebraska where he served on the church council, three terms as president.
He also served as President and Building Chairman for St. Timothy's new Church and Campus.

He enjoyed working on home improvement projects. He was an enthusiastic sports fan (especially Cornhusker football), an outdoor enthusiast and was an avid and competitive golfer.

ANDERSON, Donald; 50; 2 Feb 1979 OWH morn p 32 @ National Cem, Arsenal Island, Rock Island, IL(vet).



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PFC US Army Korea


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  • Maintained by: Member#47194125
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 282528
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Albin Anderson (2 Apr 1928–31 Jan 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 282528, citing Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Member#47194125 (contributor 47194125) .