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November 2, 1926 – January 4, 2023

John Godfrey Anderson, age 96, of Otsego passed away on Wednesday, January 4th, 2023.

He was born on November 2, 1926 in Birchdale Township, Todd County, Minnesota, son of Godfrey and Grace (Lockead) Anderson.

John was an Army veteran of WWII, being part of the greatest generation.

John was united in marriage to Della (Bell) on September 9, 1950.

Together they raised their five children on their farm in Otsego, where he farmed for 65 years.

He was employed as an inspector at Hoffman Engineering for 30 years.

John is survived by his loving wife: Della; children: Marty Anderson, Sherri Anderson (Jim Burzinski), Jane McAlpine and Wendy (Tony) McAlpine; 12 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by his twin brother James Anderson, son Randy Anderson and grandson Ryan Anderson.

Services will be held on Thursday, January 12th, 2023 at The Peterson Chapel, St Michael.  Visitation at 9:30 A.M. Funeral service at 11:00 A.M. , luncheon to follow.

2 Guestbook Entries

  1. Cheryl McAlpine

    Jane, Wendy and family
    You have our sympathy in the loss of your Dad. You are all in our thoughts at this sad and difficult time.
    Cheryl & Mike

  2. Kimberly Wheelis

    Marty Sherri Wendy and Jane ( Della) my prayers are with you all during this difficult time. It was an honor to be his caretaker . Take care of yourselves. I’m gonna miss that handshake.


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