Norman K. Anderson

Source: Find A Grave

CRESWELL - A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8, at Fir Grove Cemetery in Cottage Grove for Norman Knute Anderson of Creswell, who died Jan. 7 of age-related causes. He was 88.

Anderson was born Jan. 16, 1918, in San Francisco to Samuel and Selma Anderson. He married Shirley Anderson. She died on May 21, 1988.

He served in the Army between 1941 and 1943 as a medic on the hospital ship Hope in the South Pacific.

He worked as a carpet installer.

Survivors include two daughters, Deborah Adams of Tualatin and Cynthia Boydstun of Fair Oaks, Calif.; a sister, June McGhee of Whittier, Calif.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Research Alliance of Oregon. Arrangements by Smith Lund Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove.

Army Serial Number 39017278
County & State of Residence Los Angeles County, California
Place of Enlistment Ft. MacArthur, San Pedro, CA
Date of Enlistment 01/20/42
Grade PVT – Private
Source of Army Personnel Civilian Life
Nativity California
Year of Birth 1918
Education 4 years of High School
Civilian Occupation Machine Shop
Marital Status Single without dependents
Component of the Army Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Box Number 1382
Film Reel Number 6.148

Source: National Archives