Obituary Record

Gerald W (Jerry) Anderson
Died on 1/17/2020
Buried in Arlington Cemetery

Ludvigson Funeral Home (photo)

Gerald "Jerry" W. Anderson

March 31, 1931 - January 17, 2020

Gerald W. ‘Jerry’ Anderson age 88, of Fremont

Died Friday, January 17, 2020 at home

Jerry was born March 31, 1931 in Fremont to John and Ida ‘Creamer’ Anderson. He attended school in Fremont and graduated from Fremont High School in 1949. After his schooling, he worked as a journeyman carpenter for several local contractors and retired in 1991 after 45 years. He then worked as a building inspector for Dodge County from 2001 until 2005.

Jerry married Connie Ludwig in 1951 and together they raised four children.

Jerry served in the Nebraska National Guard Engineering Company from 1947 until 1954. He enjoyed fishing, golf, hunting and watching his family grow up.

Survivors: Wife – Constance ‘Connie’ Anderson of Fremont; Daughters – Catherine Gobar of Wisner; Deborah (Mike) Prather of Medicine Lodge, KS.; Sons – Martin (Sue) Anderson of Omaha; Michael (Julie) Anderson of Tekamah; 9 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and brother Jack.

The memorial service will be 1pm, Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont. Visitation will be one hour before the service. Burial will be in the Arlington Cemetery at a later date. A memorial fund will be determined.

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

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