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Donald A. Anderson 09/20/2012

Donald “Andy” Anderson age 81 of Pepin, formerly of Stockholm died Thursday, September 20, 2012 at the Pepin Manor.  He was born in rural Stockholm on February 9, 1931 to Fred and Edith (Hassel) Anderson.  Donald was a lifelong member of Sabylund Lutheran Church.  He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1950-1952.  On February 7, 1953, he married Beryl Deden in Red Wing.  Donald farmed for 10 years and worked at SB Foot Tanning Co. for 44 years, retiring April 28, 1995.  He served on the church council, Commander of the Maiden Rock Legion Post #158 from 1980-1981 and Mayor of Stockholm for 12 years, stepping down April 1995.  Donald enjoyed fishing, hunting, hunting Ginseng, camping and time at the cabin.  He survived by his wife, Beryl; four daughters, Deborah (Ron) Bystrom of Frontenac, MN, Diane (Larry) Wahlund of Pepin, WI, Sandy Anderson of Hayward, WI and Sue Curran of Red Wing, MN; 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  Donald is preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Edith Anderson; step-father, Edwin Wahlstrom; brother, Wilmar Anderson; sister, Florence Sundvall; half brothers, Francis and Chester Anderson; half sister, Carol Kresbach.  A funeral service was held Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 3:00 pm at Sabylund Lutheran Church, Lund, WI.  Visitation was also Sunday from 12:30-2:30 pm at the church.  Interment was in Sabylund Lutheran Church Cemetery.  Arrangements were with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of Maiden Rock.

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