|12/18/2012 11:18:00 AM|
Donald W. Anderson
Donald W. Anderson, 78, of Annandale died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at the Annandale Care Center. Funeral services were Wednesday, Dec. 12, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Annandale, with Rev. Dave Nelson officiating and burial at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, French Lake Township, Wright County.
He is survived by his wife LaVerna; sons Steve and Tom (Jackie); grandchildren Nichole, Brandon, Morgan and Alyssa, all of Annandale; brother Jerry (Mary) of Osceola, Wis.; and nephews Joe and David (Kristy).
Donald William Anderson was born April 27, 1934, at Dassel to William and Dorothy (Gobel) Anderson. He was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith and graduated from Litchfield High School in 1952. He then served as a member of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He married LaVerna Opsahl on June 29, 1957, and they lived in St. Louis Park before moving to Annandale in 1971. Don was a foreman and supervisor of tool and die at Safetran Systems in Fridley for 44 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, snowmobiling, making rugs, and time spent with his family especially the grandchildren.
Pallbearers: Dave Linn, Jeff and John Nicka, Paul Waataja, John Fink, and Jim Marohn. Honorary pallbearers: Don's grandchildren.
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