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Earl Harry Anderson

December 16, 1943 — October 3, 2020

Earl Harry Anderson

Earl H. Anderson, age76, of Alexandria, died on Saturday, October 3, 2020, at Alexandria Assisted Living.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, October 6,2020, at Reno Mission Cemetery, rural Lowry with Rev. Andy League officiating.

Earl Harry was born on December 16, 1943, to Edward and Hazel (Bjorklund) Anderson in Starbuck. He grew up on a farm near Lowry, was confirmed at Ben Wade Covenant Church in rural Farwell and graduated from Glenwood High School in 1963.

Earl took up mechanical drafting at the Tech School in Willmar and worked at Pioneer Engineering in Minneapolis for 18 years. He then moved to Alexandria and painted houses.  In his later years, he enjoyed buying repairable lawn mowers, fixing, and selling them.  He loved following sports teams, especially the Twins, Vikings, and Gophers basketball.  He also enjoyed fishing.

He is preceded in death by his parents; twin brothers, Doran and Dennis; brother, Daniel (Ethel); sister, Gloria (James) Nyquist; and brothers-in-law, William “Bud” Nyquist, Ray Lundblad, and Ray Kessler.

Earl is survived by his three sisters, Sylvia Nyquist of Alexandria, RoseAnn Lundblad of Glenwood, and Carol Kessler of Alexandria; two brothers, Donald Anderson of Lowry, and David (JoAnn) Anderson of Alexandria; along with many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are his nephews, Eric Anderson, Mark Anderson, Dennis Lundblad and Steve Nyquist.

 

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