Oscar E. Anderson

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  • Name: Oscar E. Anderson
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: October 5, 1904
  • Date of Death: March 12, 1969 (64 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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    Information from article in Grand Rapids Herald Review, dated March 24, 1969:

    The body of Oscar E. Anderson, 64, of the Shallow Lake area near Warba, Minnesota was discovered after intensive searches by sheriff's officers, Civil Air Patrol flights, forestry personnel and local citizens. Mr. Anderson's body was discovered in a wooded area a half mile off Shallow Lake Road, and only a short distance from his home.
    Mr. Anderson died of a coronary attack, after going into the woods prospecting for beaver. He has been a custodian at area schools until retirement.
    He is survived by one son, Oscar E, three sisters, Mrs. A. F. Paschke, Mrs. E. R. Zachman, and Mrs. Roy Steffes; two brothers, William and Arthur.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-A-40-2-0)

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