Gordon B. Anderson, 92, of Kenyon, passed away on Friday, Nov. 29 at the Kenyon Sunset Home.
He was born on Sept. 25, 1927, in Red Wing to Arthur and Clara (Neseth) Anderson. He graduated from Kenyon High School in 1945. He served in the Army from 1945 to 1947. He farmed in Holden Township until moving into Kenyon in 1992. He married Lou Ann Hallanger at Urland Lutheran Church in Lien Township on June 8, 1957. He did road maintenance for Holden Township as a motor grader operator for 37 years. He loved fishing, playing cards, golf and meeting with his coffee groups.
He is survived by his children, Linda (Rick) Canton of Pine Island, David (Pam) Anderson of Lakeville, Debra (Fred) Zbacnik of Elbow Lake and Mary (Jon) Held of Kenyon; nine grandchildren, Nicholas (Jennah) Vold, Jacob Brekken, Holly (Matt) LaBoda, Jana (Ethan) Eggert, Laura (Griffin) Leitch, Whitney (fiancé Alex Christianson) Canton, Emily Osdoba, Jacalyn Anderson, and Sam Anderson; five great-grandchildren, Landon Vold, Cohen Vold, Sadie LaBoda, Ruby Eggert and Camden Leitch; and brother, Arleigh Anderson.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Clara; wife, Lou Ann; grandson, Christopher Held; and sister, Burdelle Hallanger.
A celebration of life service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 at First Lutheran Church in Kenyon. The burial will take place immediately after the service at Little Cannon Cemetery, north of Kenyon.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.