Parnell Anderson

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Parnell C. Anderson, 83, formerly of Kindred, ND, died October 28, 2007 at Eventide Nursing Home, Moorhead, MN. Parnell was born to Hugo and Betsie (Magenton) Anderson on August 18, 1924, in Fargo, North Dakota. He grew up on the family farm near Walcott, ND. He attended school in Walcott. Parnell married Helen Larson on June 17, 1949 at Walcott Lutheran Church. Parnell and Helen lived on the family farm where they farmed and raised livestock. They moved to Kindred in 1980 and then moved to Sheyenne Crossings, West Fargo, ND on July 1, 2007. Parnell enjoyed farming and gardening, where he grew very large onions and potatoes. He also loved to hunt and fish. Parnell was very proud of his Norwegian heritage and went to Norway several times. Parnell is survived by his wife, Helen, West Fargo; children; Barbara (John) Dalen, Fargo, ND, Stephen (Renee) Anderson, Kindred, ND, and Keith (Cheryl) Anderson, Walcott, ND; brother, Hugo Anderson, Fargo, ND; 10 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his son Richard Wayne Anderson who died in 1959, his parents Hugo and Betsie Anderson, and his brother Byron Anderson. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society. The Funeral Service for Parnell will be Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 11:00am at the Walcott Lutheran Church, Walcott, ND. There will be visitation 1 hour before the service. Arrangements have been entrusted to Fredrikson Funeral Chapel, Kindred, ND. Online guestbook at

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