Obituary Record

Walter Hans (Pvt) Andersen
Died on 3/21/1921
Buried in Admah West Cemetery

#1-The date and place of this newspaper article was not recorded

Walter Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Nels Anderson of Sheridan township, died in an Omaha hospital on Monday, March 21, 1921, aged 27 years.

Mr. Anderson served in the World's War, going to France with Co. K, 355th Infantry, and was afterwards transferred to Co. C, 127th Infantry. He was gassed and shell shocked and his death was due to these causes.

He was considered one of the finest young men in Sheridan township and he will be greatly missed, not only by his relatives, but by many friends as well.

The funeral was held from the home Tuesday afternoon, services being conducted out of doors in order to accommodate the large concourse of people who assembled to do him honor. A delegation from the American Legion of Herman and Hooper consisting of soldiers, sailors and marines were present.

This was one of the largest funerals ever held in Washington county and the floral offerings were very beautiful and profuse. The community choir of Argo sang appropriate selections and interment was made in the cemetery at Admah.

There survives to mourn the death of this noble young man, his parents, four sisters and one brother, to whom the deep sympathy of the entire community is extended.

#2-24 Mar., 1921 - The Enterprise - Walter Anderson - Veteran Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 22 at 1 p.m. at the Argo church in Sheridan township for Walter Anderson, one of Washington county’s soldier boys who died of disabilities incurred in the service. He had been in an Omaha hospital for some time where he passed away, and the body was sent to Herman, Neb., and there taken to the home of his father, Jacob Anderson of Sheridan township. The deceased was past 20 years of age, and went out from this county early in the war with Co. K. 355 infantry.

~~~Obituaries courtesy of the Nebraska Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair, Nebraska Public Library~~~

Note: The spelling on his headstone is Andersen

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