REDFIELD — Carl E. Anderson, 94, of Redfield, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at Golden Living Center in Redfield.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Redfield. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 1 to 8 p.m. with a scriptural wake service at 7 p.m. at Thelen Funeral Home in Redfield. Visit thelenfuneralhome.com.
Carl E. Anderson was born Nov. 22, 1917, to Hannah and William Anderson in Swea City, Iowa. He attended school in Orient. He served in Europe during World War II. He spent a short time as a chauffeur in Minneapolis. On Jan. 21, 1952, he married Patricia Dvorak. He farmed the family farm near Redfield. He retired in 1978 and moved to Redfield. He entered the Golden Living Center in 2011.
He enjoyed playing cards, pool, listening to polka music and watching football, baseball and car racing. He belonged to Knights of Columbus, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He is survived by his wife; seven children, Edwin of Spooner, Wis.; Jacinta (Marcia) of Baltic, Conn., Terence of Huron, Janice (Steve) Konkler of Oakes, N.D., Bryon (Kathi) of Redfield, Darrel (Joy) of Mitchell and Trixie (Chad ) Schlechter of Orient; four sisters, Eleanor Frankenstein, Martha Hawkinson, Helen Eckman and Ruth Jessen; a brother, Lennart; 16 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Paul, Philip and Wallace.
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