Ernest Elmer Anderson

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  • Name: Ernest Elmer Anderson
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: October 28, 1908
  • Date of Death: May 19, 2000 (91 years old)
  • Parents: Gus and Selma Anderson
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  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: December 17, 1943 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: December 14, 1945 (Discharge Date)
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  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Following the war, Ernest returned to Grand Rapids, Minnesota and was married to Sylvia VanNote. In 1969 Sylvia died and he married Olive (Bartell) Johnson in 1971. He worked many years for the City of Grand Rapids in public utilities, retiring in 1973.

    He is survived by a daughter, Susan Tinquist; a stepson, Charles Eland, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-C-31-2-7)

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