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George L. Anderson, 81

George L. Anderson, age 81, of East Grand Forks, MN, passed away on October 26, 2015 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.

George was born on May 17, 1934 in Grand Forks, ND to the late Ruben and Ethel (Pomplum) Anderson.  George grew up in Grand Forks and attended Central High School.   In June of 1953 he married Marlene Odegard.  To this marriage they had 2 children.   On June 8, 1967 he married Mary Werness in Grand Forks, ND.  To this marriage they had 3 children.  He worked for Kielty Motors, where he learned the auto body trade, then opened Anderson Bros Body Shop with his brother Kenneth in 1973, which is still thriving today.

George is survived by his children, David (Terri) Anderson of Menasha, WI; Scott (Carolyn) Anderson of East Grand Forks, MN; Amy (Scott) Conley of Fisher, MN; Bonnie (William) Houle of Grand Forks, ND; and Debra (Kerry) Kirchoffner of Grand Forks, ND; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren and special friend Melody Leshuk of East Grand Forks.  He was predeceased by his wife Mary; parents, Ruben and Ethel; and brothers, Kenneth, Gerald, and Robert.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to the East Grand Forks Senior Center.

Funeral Service:  10:30 AM on Friday, October 30, 2015 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church 1515 5th Ave NW, East Grand Forks, MN 56721

Visitation: 5:00 to 7:00 with a 6:30 pm Prayer Service on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church 

Interment:  Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery ~ Buxton, ND

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Arrangements By:  Dahl Funeral Home ~ East Grand Forks, Minnesota

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