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Roger Morris Anderson
May 11, 1942 - June 17, 2017

Roger Morris Anderson

Roger Morris Anderson
May 11, 1942 - Jun 17, 2017

Roger Morris Anderson
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Age 75 of Center City. Born May 11, 1942 in Virginia, MN. Roger died peacefully in his sleep surrounded by family on June 17, 2017. Roger graduated from high school in Tower Minnesota and then attended Stout State College. Always a Ranger at heart Roger returned with his family to Tower for the 4th of July every year until he was no longer able to travel. He worked at Frost Paint in Minneapolis for 10 years. He then moved to 3M and retired from there on his 65th birthday. While at 3M as an engineer he traveled the world and developed several products which earned him patents. He earned his private pilot's license in 1989 and enjoyed flying Cessna's for several years . He and Georgia bought a hobby farm near Almelund where he fell in love with old tractors and mowing grass. He was active in the Lions Club in Minneapolis. He was active as a volunteer in local DFL politics in Chisago County after retiring where he enjoyed driving an antique tractor pulling a float in many area parades.

Preceded in death by his father, Rognar Anderson; mother Agnes Avikainen; step-father, Owen Avikainen of Tower, MN. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Georgia Hoyt Anderson; daughter, Susan Schmalz; son-in-law Tom Schmalz; Grandaughter, Katie Schmalz (Leif Lusty); sister, Linda (Keith) Carlon of Buhl, MN; and many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Roger's Life will be 11 AM Saturday June 24th at Roberts Family Life Celebration Home, 555 SW Centennial Dr., Forest Lake with visitation beginning at 10 AM until time of service. Interment at Gordon Memorial Cemetery, Gordon, WI at a later date.

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24
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Roberts Family Life Celebration Home
555 SW Centennial Drive
Forest Lake, Minnesota 55025
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Jun
24
Saturday
Roberts Family Life Celebration Home
555 SW Centennial Drive
Forest Lake, Minnesota 55025
11:00 AM

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