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James E. Anderson, 86

May 7, 2011

Blue Earth — James Ellsworth Anderson, age 86, of Blue Earth, died May 3, 2011, at United Hospital, Blue Earth.

Private Family Funeral Services were held. The Rev. David Anderson officiated. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery.

He was born April 8, 1925, at Oak Park, the son of Oscar and Lily (Salmon) Anderson.

Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements.

Jim is survived by his wife, Marge Anderson, of Blue Earth; children, Cheryl (Leo) LaShomb, of Brooklyn Center, Duane Anderson (special friend Murial Burkhart), of Blue Earth, Nancy Cratsley, of Blue Earth, Don (Janie) Anderson, of Blue Earth, Randy (Amy) Anderson, of Champlin, Mark (Susan) Anderson, of McMinnville, Ore., David (Ivy) Anderson, of Grandview, Mo., Paul Anderson, of Blue Earth, Karen (Phillip) Lane, of Eagle River, Alaska, and James (Ann) Anderson, of Blue Earth; 39 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com