Obit: Anderson, John (1871 - 1949)

Contact:  Linda Ewen

Surnames: Anderson, Olson, Carlson, Helsten

----Source: Spencer Record, Spencer, Wis.) 10/13/1949

Anderson, John (27 DEC 1871 - 5 OCT 1949)

John Anderson Passes Away

John Anderson passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield at 2:10 Wednesday afternoon, October 5th.

Mr. Anderson, 77, lived north of Spencer in the town of Brighton.

The body lay in state of the Swarthout Funeral Home, Spencer until Saturday noon when it was taken to the Trinity Lutheran Church at Unity where funeral services were held at 2 o’clock with the Rev. J. A. Olson officiating. Burial took place in the Swedish Lutheran cemetery at Unity.

Mr. Anderson was born in Lindesberg, Sweden, December 27, 1871, and was married at Marshfield November 21, 1905 to Amelia Carlson. He was a farmer and owned several saw mills years ago. He resided in this area the past 69 years.

Besides his widow he is survived by four sons, Maurice, Spencer; Rudolph, Marshfield; Torganv, Huntington Park, California; and Walter at home. His sister, Mrs. Fred Helsten, resides at Rockford, Ill., and there are ten grandchildren.



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