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Myrl Anderson, 94

Apr 20, 2015

Blue Earth Funeral services for Myrl Anderson, 94, Blue Earth, were held on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Shiloh Lutheran Church, Elmore. Interment was held at Riverview Cemetery, Elmore. Myrl died on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at his home in Blue Earth.

Myrl Keith Anderson was born on March 8, 1921 in rural Kossuth County, Iowa to Christ and Josephine (Thorson) Anderson. He was baptized on May 8, 1921 and confirmed on Sept. 2, 1934 at Shiloh Lutheran Church in Elmore. He attended country school in rural Elmore. Myrl first worked at the Phillips 66 in Elmore. On April 23, 1955 Myrl was united in marriage to Clarice Espeland at the Little Brown Church, Nashua, Iowa. Then he owned and operated the traveling roller rink in Faribault County. The Egg Produce of Ledyard, Iowa was Myrl’s next business venture. Myrl then went to work for the elevator in Lakota, Iowa in 1967. He retired in 1983. He was a lifetime active member of Shiloh Lutheran Church in Elmore. Myrl enjoyed hunting, fishing and loved spending time with family.

Myrl is survived by his wife, Clarice, of Blue Earth; one son, Steven Anderson, of Blue Earth; two daughters, Sherry Johnson, of Fairmont, and Robin (David) Mathews, of Blue Earth; four grandchildren, Vanessa (Wesley), Chandler, Christopher (Robyn), Elizabeth; one great-grandson, Blake; one sister-in-law, Harriet Anderson, of Blue Earth.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five sisters and three brothers.