Douglas Andersen, 64, Albert Lea

Published 9:11 am Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Memorial services for Douglas James Andersen of Albert Lea will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. The Rev. Curtis Zieske will officiate. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the service.


Douglas died Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, at the Methodist Hospital in Rochester. He was 64 years of age.

Doug was born July 8, 1946, in Grosse Point Farms, Mich., the son of E. Douglas and Patricia (Pidgin) Andersen. He attended public school in Fordville, N.D. On Aug. 25, 1967, he was united in marriage to Linda Hippe in Rib Lake, Wis. In 1968 they moved to Albert Lea where Doug was employed by Wilson & Co. After the plant closing he was employed by Streaters and most recently by Cummins Filtration in Lake Mills, Iowa.

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Doug loved to go hunting and fishing and spend time in his boat.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Andersen of Albert Lea; daughter, Karri Andersen of Albert Lea; grandchildren: Daniel and Kathryn (Kathy) Ponik also of Albert Lea; there are three brothers surviving: Greg (Rose Mary) Andersen of Albert Lea, Kim (Mary) Andersen of White Bear Lake, and Scott (Karen) Andersen of Twin Lakes; several nieces and nephews.

Doug was preceded in death by his parents.