Anderson, Robert Dale (April 7, 1917 - March 20, 1995)

Robert Anderson

Douglas Budget - March 29, 1995

Funeral services for Robert Anderson, 77, were held Friday, March 24, 1995, at Converse Funeral Chapel in Douglas.

Pastor Tim Ricker ad Elbert L. McGehee officiated. Interment was in the Douglas Park Cemetery.

Mr. Anderson died Monday, March 20, at Michael Manor.

He was born April 7, 1917, in Grand Island, Neb., to Alfred LeRoy and Anna (Miller) Anderson. He was reared and educated in Wendoever, near Guernsey.

His mother was widowed, and as a teacher she moved her family to Douglas. Mr. Anderson married Margaret Carothers on Nov. 9, 1936, in Douglas.

They lived in the Douglas area until 1967 when they moved to the Wheatland area where he ranched and had a small acreage. He worked construction for a number of years various sites, before returning to Douglas to retire.

He enjoyed his livestock and feeding wildlife.

Mr. Anderson is survived by his wife, Margaret, of Douglas; two sons, Roy Anderson of Douglas and Jim Anderson of Glenrock; a sister, Marjorie Locker of Riverton; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Harold.

Serving as pallbearers were Paul Anderson, Randy Anderson, Jeff Anderson, Kelly Anderson, Chris Anderson and Matt Anderson.

Honorary pallbearers will be all of his many friends.

Memorials to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

Converse Funeral Chapel of Douglas is in charge of the arrangements.

Services for Robert Anderson Hel

Douglas Budget - June 25, 1959

Funeral services for Robert Anderson, resident of this area for 40 years, who died in the Casper hospital last Friday, were held at the Stack chapel Monday afternoon.

Rev. W. W. DeBolt of the First Congregational church officiated at the services. Burial was in Douglas, and pallbearers included Irving Carlson, Richard Burk, Eric Olin, Glen Edwards, Henry Hart and William Walkinshaw.

Mr. Anderson was born Sept. 7, 1887, in Sweden, and came to the United States at the age of 19. He came to Converse county in 1911, and since 1930 has been engaged in ranching with his two sister (sic) in the LaPrele community.

Survivors include his sisters, Bernadine and Hedwig Anderson of Douglas, and a brother, Adolph and sister, Alfrida of Sweden, and a cousin, Mrs. Emma Larson of Douglas.


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