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Alfred Bernard Anderson, age 87 of Vasa, died unexpectedly on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis.
Bernard was born on September 4, 1930 in Red Wing, MN, the son of Almer and Judith (Johnson) Anderson. He graduated high school in Red Wing and went on to attend agricultural school. He honorably served with the US Army from 1951-53.
Bernard farmed his whole life in the Vasa area, and was an active member of Vasa Lutheran Church. He was a board member of the Vasa Museum, and was an active member of the American Swedish Institute and the Goodhue County Historical Society.
He was a very important part of the Anderson family, and he will be deeply missed!
Bernard was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Richard.
He is survived by his sister-in-law, Eileen of Vasa; niece, Wendy Anderson of Vasa; nephews, Rodney Anderson of Waverly and Eric (Diane) Anderson of Cottage Grove, and their families.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 30 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation from 10-11 a.m., at Vasa Lutheran Church. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.
Memorials are preferred to the Vasa Lutheran Church or Vasa Museum.