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Edward "Eddie" Anderson

June 30, 1930 — April 24, 2024

Clinton, MN

Edward “Eddie” Anderson, age 93, of Clinton, MN, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, at Fairway View Neighborhoods in Ortonville, MN.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Clinton, MN. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 29, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the church with a prayer service beginning at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. Minister Jim Rach will officiate, and interment will be at Clinton City Cemetery.

The service will be live streamed and recorded and will be viewable at the bottom of Eddie’s obituary page at www.mundwilerfuneralhome.net.

Edward Richard Anderson was born at the family farm in Almond Township of Big Stone County, MN, on June 30, 1930, to Anton and Anna (Samuelson) Anderson. He was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Clinton, MN. Eddie attended country school at District #4. 

Eddie graduated from Clinton High School in 1948. He farmed with his father and attended winter semesters at University of Minnesota. While at the college, he sang with the U of M Male Chorus. He also managed the movie theater in Clinton in the late 1950’s.

Eddie met Marvel Krause through his sister, and they were married at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Dixville, MN, on July 8, 1961. Eddie and Marvel raised their family on the Anderson Family Farm. Eddie took pride in his family, community, and church. He was an active volunteer, he served on various committees at Trinity Lutheran Church, was on the Clinton School Board, a 4-H leader, sang in the Milltones Male Chorus, and was active with the local DFL party and was a State Delegate. He also served on the Clinton Housing Board and of Old Power and Machinery Club.

Eddie loved going to high school football and basketball games and had an appreciation for music. He sang in his church choir for 70 years and Milltones Male Chorus for 24 years. He encouraged everyone to have a balance of music and sports in their lives.

Eddie is survived by his wife Marvel; his children: Dean Anderson (Sharon Schroeder) of Hopkins, MN; Joleen (Matt) Rein of Center City, MN; and Lynn (Dan) Retzlaff of Fargo, ND; two grandchildren: Anna and Erin Rein; step-granddaughters: Sarah Eichhorn and Jordan (Brandon) Derhaag; step-great-grandchildren: Tristan, Nevaeh, Savanah, Sawyer, Kora, and Callen; and sister, Ruth T. Anderson.

Eddie is preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Vernon; his sister, Alma Rupp; and brother-in-law, Allen Rupp.

Family requests memorials be made to the Big Stone Cancer County Cancer Support Group.

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Monday, April 29, 2024

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Monday, April 29, 2024

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