Waldemar ‘Wally’ F. Anderson, 79, Albert Lea

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 22, 2002

The funeral service for Waldemar “Wally” F. Anderson will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at Grace Lutheran Church, Albert Lea. The Rev. John Henriksen will officiate. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Thursday at the Bonnerup Funeral Service, and one hour before the service at the church. Military honors will be accorded by the Albert Lea Veterans organizations.

Wally died on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2002, at the Albert Lea Medical Center, Albert Lea. He was 79 years old.

Wally was born in Worth County, Iowa, on Aug. 10, 1923, the son of Bert and Matilda (Erickson) Anderson. He attended country school near Lake Mills, Iowa. Before enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps, Wally served with the CCC (Citizens Conservation Corps).

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On July 31, 1949, Wally was united in marriage with Lorna Flo in Roundup, Mont. They were members of Grace Lutheran Church where Wally had been active as an usher and money counter. He worked as a truck driver and as custodian at Halvorson School, Dist. #241.

Wally was a member of the Albert Lea American Legion and the VFW. His many interests included fishing, camping, boating, and feeding the animals. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

Wally is survived by his wife, Lorna of Albert Lea; sister, Elnora Willand of Northwood, Iowa; brothers- and sisters-in-law: Arlo (Hilma) Flo of Bricelyn,

Ronald Flo of Kensett, Iowa, Mavis (Marlin) Flo of Albert Lea, Glorian Kennedy of Albert Lea, Harry (JoAnn) Green of Albert Lea, Donna Arneson of Scottsdale, Ariz., Dale (Barbara) Flo of LeSueur, Norma Anderson of Lake Mills, Iowa, Martha Anderson of Albert Lea, and Hazel Anderson of Hollandale; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Wally was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers: Art, Malman, Bill and Adrian Anderson; and one sister, Rosciela Hagenson.