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George Anderson


George C. Anderson, 97, of Duluth, died June 15, 2014, in Viewcrest Health Center.

George was born in Carlton Aug. 28, 1916, to Charles and Ethel Anderson but was a Duluth resident most of his life. He was a 1934 graduate of Denfeld High School and an Army veteran of World War II.

George married Grace Johnson in Duluth Aug. 14, 1939. He had worked at Zinsmaster Whole Rye Co. for five years. He then worked as a railway mail clerk for the U.S. Postal Service for 21 years and later worked at the main post office for 10 years, retiring in 1972. After retirement, George was the manager of the Federal Employees Credit Union until 1982.

He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, serving as treasurer for over 57 years and singing in the choir.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; sister Ruby Andersen; and brother Carl.

George is survived by his sons, Craig (Barbara) of Longville, Minn., and Timothy (Cindy) of St. Paul; his daughter, Cheryl (James) Zawislak of Hermantown; grandchildren Kevin (Maria) Anderson, Kimberly (Bill) Gillette, Lisa (Kyle) Koch, Holly Zawislak and Jennifer (Justin) Place; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A special thanks to the staff at Viewcrest Health Center and to his kind neighbors.

VISITATION: 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 19, in Williams-Lobermeier-Boettcher Funeral Home and 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Friday, June 20, in Zion Lutheran Church, Duluth.

Burial at Park Hill Cemetery. Military honors accorded by the Combined Duluth Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Zion Lutheran Church, in care of the family, are preferred.