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Obits > 1959 - Charles V. Anderson

submitted by Melva Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
June 4, 1959 - Thursday pg 2 col 1
Charles V. Anderson Dies Suddenly, Rites Will Be Held Friday
Prophetstown: - Charles Victor Anderson, 76, died at 4 p.m. Wednesday while doing carpenter work at the Lou Shere residence.
The body was taken to the Gardner Chapel where funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday. The Rev. Julius Peterson, pastor of the First Lutheran Church will officaite.  Burial will be in Riverside cemetery.
Mr. Anderson was born March 18, 1883 at Vernamo, Sweden, the son of Swan and Marie Abrahamson Anderson.  He came to the United States with his parents in May 1883.  He was reared in the Prophetstown community and educated in the Prophetstown schools.  He had spent his entire lifetime in the area and was a carpenter by trade.
Survivors are one brother, John Anderson of Prophetstown and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and four sisters.
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
JUne 4, 1959 - Thursday, pg 2 col  1

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