|Roger Anderson, 65|
|Written by TRF Times|
Viking - Roger Anderson, 65 of Viking, died on Wednesday, September 29, 2004 at SCCI Hospital in Fargo, N.D.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 2, at Zion Lutheran Church in Viking. Interment was held at Viking Cemetery.
Roger Dale Anderson was born on March 27, 1939 in Warren, the son of Carl and Rose (Gehrls) Anderson. He was raised in Alvarado, where he graduated from Alvarado High School. Roger married Elaine Audrey Aasand on May 21, 1960 in Stephen. They made their home in Viking, where they farmed. Roger also sold seed for Pride Seed and did crop adjusting.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church where he was a former board member. Roger was also on the Farmers Union Board, Viking Township Board and the School Board and was a 4-H leader.
Roger and Audrey were named Valley Farmer and Homemaker of the Year in 1984. Roger enjoyed hunting, fishing, crop adjusting and playing guitar.
Left to mourn his passing are his wife, Elaine Audrey; four children: Kevin Anderson of Fargo, N.D., Dawn Knoll of Warren, Scott (Kristie) Anderson and Michael Anderson, all of Viking; eight grandchildren; and one sister, Dorothy (Don) Malm of Fergus Falls.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two grandchildren.