Russell Anderson, 1946-2018

Published 1:00 am Friday, December 14, 2018

Russell Oliver Anderson of Albert Lea died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, at Thorne Crest Senior Living Community in Albert Lea. He was born Aug. 19, 1922, in Faribault, the son of John and Sophia Anderson. He graduated from high school in Faribault and joined the Army Air Corps during World War II. On June 12, 1946, he was united in marriage to Carol Carter in Minneapolis.

Russell Anderson

Russell was employed for over 40 years with Lutheran Brotherhood Insurance in Albert Lea. He was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church and was a member of a local investment club. He had a wonderful talent for woodworking, loved deer hunting with his son, enjoyed fishing and a good game of golf.

He is survived by his children David (Peggy) Anderson of Albert Lea, Debra (Peter) Deem of Littleton, Colorado, and Scott Anderson of Pensacola, Florida. There are four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

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He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Carol; and several brothers and sisters.

Memorial services will take place at a later date this coming spring.