|C.L. "Andy" Anderson of Blair died Thursday, May 6, 1999 at Clarkson Hospital in Omaha.|
A memorial service was held Saturday, May 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Bennington.
Andy Anderson was born Oct. 3, 1914 in Omaha to Alfred and Ellen (Swanson) Anderson. He attended Beals Elementary School and graduated from Technical High School in Omaha.
A tool and die maker and machinist, he worked in the munitions effort at Omaha Steel Works during World War II. He and his family moved to Blair in 1950 where he worked for Kelly Ryan Equipment Co. through the early 1960s.
He also ran a Pontiac agency in Blair during the 1960s. Later he established a factory for wooden shoes in Waterloo. After retirement in 1974, he worked for the Greater Omaha Community Action Agency.
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Bennington.
He is survived by his wife, Anita, of Blair; daughters Margaret Anderson of Northampton, Mass., and Clare and Clark Cowing of Blair; two grandsons, Chris Cowing of Blair and Preston and Gay Lynn Cowing of New Ulm, Minn.; one great-grandson, Gunnar Cowing.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
Memorials are suggested to St. John's Lutheran Church in Bennington.