Archive for Thursday, December 18, 2003

Paul R. Anderson


December 18, 2003

Graveside services for Paul Richard Anderson, 83, Baldwin City, were Thursday, Dec. 11, in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence.
Mr. Anderson died Monday, Dec. 8, 2003, in Baldwin.
He was born May 29, 1920, in Prairie Center, the son of James Leonard and Grace Veta (Deay) Anderson. He attended school in Eudora.
He served in World War II as an airplane mechanic in Kerns, Utah, and Wichita Falls, Texas.
Mr. Anderson supervised the trucking department at Lawrence Paper Co. for 52 years. He and his wife owned Anderson Trucking and Excavating and established and developed Anderson Acres in Lawrence. He moved to a farm near Baldwin in 1975 to raise beef cattle.
He was a member of American Legion Post 14.
He married Fae Ann Everley on June 21, 1941, in Oskaloosa. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include a son, Richard E. Anderson, Baldwin; two daughters, Phyllis Ann Norris and Vicki Lynn Anderson, both of Baldwin; two sisters, Dorothy E. Finch, Overland Park, and Doris D. McConnell, Wellsville; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Hospice Care in Douglas County or Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
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