Evans Funeral Home
"Compassionate Funeral Service"
Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
701.652.3003 or 701.947.2911
Secondary Number ~ 701.650.9937
Eugene W. Anderson, age 98, of New Rockford, formerly of rural Sheyenne, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, ND.
Eugene Wilton Anderson was born January 28, 1922, on the family farm in Grandfield Township, Eddy County, North Dakota, the son of Oscar and Martha (Johnson) Anderson. He attended country school in Grandfield Township.
Eugene started farming with his father and farmed until he retired in 1986. He later moved into New Rockford and in October of 2019, entered the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd.
He was a member of Augustana Lutheran Church until its closure and was treasurer and financial secretary of the Augustana Cemetery for many years. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Sheyenne at the time of his death. He was also a clerk and treasurer for the Grandfield Township Board and served on the Credit Union Supervisory Committee for several years. Eugene was also a member of the Luther League, Farmers Union Local and Livestock Shipping.
Eugene is survived by his sister, Muriel Thoreson, Devils Lake, ND; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Clarence, two sisters Myrtle Strand and Lucille Gestson.
Visitation will be Wednesday, 9:00AM-1:00PM for the public at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford.
A Private Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 2:00PM in Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford.
Burial will be at the Augustana Lutheran Cemetery, rural Sheyenne, ND.
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