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Edgar Clark "Eddie" Anderson

Edgar Clark "Eddie" Anderson

Male 1931 - 2013  (82 years)

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  • Name Edgar Clark "Eddie" Anderson 
    Born 29 Jul 1931  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Served Korean War Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Worked 40 years at Donaldson's in Grinnell, Iowa 
    Died 12 Sep 2013  Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 16 Sep 2013  Hazelwood Cemetery, Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4  Our Genealogy
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2013 

    Father Clark "Shorty" Anderson,   b. 30 Jul 1888, Brooklyn, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1973, Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Areatha Alice Shill,   b. 15 Dec 1892, near Kellogg, Jasper County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1966, Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1916  Newton, Jasper County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Notes 
    • familysearch.org
      noted 2 May 2011
      record title: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
      groom's name: Clark Anderson
      groom's birthplace: Iowa
      bride's name: Aretha Shill
      bride's birth date: 1891
      bride's birthplace: Iowa
      bride's age: 25
      marriage date: 18 Feb 1916
      marriage place: Newton, Ia.
      groom's father's name: Ed Anderson
      groom's mother's name: Mary Hollsworth
      bride's father's name: Dulin Shill
      bride's mother's name: Della Weith
      groom's race: White
      groom's marital status: Single
      bride's race: White
      bride's marital status: Single
      indexing project (batch) number: M75301-3
      system origin: Iowa-VR
      source film number: 1863448
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet

    Family (Living) 
    Children 
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    Last Modified 18 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet

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    Clark Anderson Family
    Clark Anderson Family
    Grinnell, Iowa

  • Notes 
    • http://hosting-25447.tributes.com/obituary/print_selections/96394460?type=1
      noted 16 Sep 2013

      Edgar Clark Anderson, 82, of Grinnell died September 12, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
      Funeral services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Monday, September 16, at the Grinnell Christian Church with Rev. John Epperson, retired, officiating. Pianist will be his granddaughter, Joryn Anderson. Pallbearers will be his grandchildren, Jason Anderson, Sara Nielsen, Nikki Lucero, Brett Van Soelen, Ryan Mertens, Lexie Roderick and Christopher Jones. Honorary Pallbearers will be his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Burial with military honors will be in Hazelwood Cemetery in Grinnell.
      Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday at the Smith Funeral Home with the family present from 3:00 to 5:00 Sunday afternoon.
      Memorial contributions may be directed to the Grinnell Christian Church or Mayflower Human Needs Fund.
      Edgar was born July 29, 1931, in Grinnell, the son of Clark and Areatha Shill Anderson. He was raised in Grinnell and attended school in the Grinnell School District. Following his education he was employed at the Grinnell Shoe Company. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served in combat infantry during the Korean Conflict.
      On July 31, 1954, he was united in marriage to Beverly Long, in Cedar Rapids. The couple made their home in Grinnell and he was employed for over 42 years at the Donaldson Company in Grinnell. He retired in 1996.
      He was a member of the Grinnell Christian Church.
      Edgar held a great love and devotion for his family. Through his actions, he instilled a great work ethic and strong family values. He enjoyed all sports and especially playing golf. He also enjoyed card games on the computer. He was an avid Chicago Cubs and Iowa Hawkeyes fan. More important was his passion for following all his children's and grandchildren's activities. He was their biggest fan! He loved music, dancing, snacking on cashews and drinking Pepsi.
      Survivors include his wife, Bev of Grinnell; seven children, Mike (Saundy) Anderson of Grinnell, Jackie (Jack) Morrison of Grinnell, Denny (Robin) Anderson of Evergreen, Colorado, Marla (Rod) Van Soelen of Pella, Shari (Mike) Mertens, Julie (Mike) Roderick and Jennifer (John) Williams , all of Grinnell; one brother, Wilbur "Webb" (Bev) Anderson of Grinnell; 34 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Margaret Walker and Lucille Anderson; and four brothers, Robert, Harold, Everett and William Anderson.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1575] Clark Anderson services Held.

    2. [S4514] Iowa, Marriages, 1809-1992.


 
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