Orlando N Anderson, passed away on September 26, 1990 in Salt Lake City, Utah of causes incident to age.
Born July 12, 1897 in Logan, Utah to Nils Peter Anderson and Hansine Nielsen Anderson. He was raised in Brigham City, where he attended elementary school and Box Elder High School. A veteran of World War I, he served in France and Germany in 1917-18, and participated in the Battle of the Argonne. He married Agnes Northman Mortensen in the Salt Lake LDS Temple, December 21, 1921. Mr. Anderson was employed for 35 years by the US Postal Service, where he worked initially in Long Beach, California for two years, and transferred to Salt Lake City, where he worked unti his retirement in 1957. They moved to the Cottonwood area in 1933, where he served as Aaronic Priesthood Adviser, Sunday School Teacher, and Home Teaching Supervisor in the Cottonwood Ward. In the latter position, he strived for and successfully achieved a 100% ward home teaching record for months on end. He and Agnes served a 30 month LDS Mission to Denmark 1958-61, fulfilling a life long desire and objective, unattainable as a youth due to the war and financial contraints.Mr. Anderson was a devoted father, grandfather and husband, and was very family minded in respect to family reunions, family history and geneaology. Through his untiring correspondence, new family groups and individuals were discovered and family ties made.
His wife Agnes, preceded him in death, April 27, 1990. He is survived by one sister, Afton Jensen, St. George; and by brothers, Rulon Anderson and Elmer Anderson, Salt Lake. He also is survived by three sons, Jack N. Anderson, Bethesda, Maryland; Warren L. Anderson, Karachi, Pakistan; and Gordon L. Anderson, Salt Lake; 20 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday, October 1, 1990 at 12 noon, in the Russon Brothers Mortuary, 255 So. 200 East. Friends may call Sunday, 6:30-8 p.m and Monday one hour prior to services. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery at 3 p.m. on Monday.
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