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Delmar Anderson

July 20, 1928 January 23, 2020
Delmar Anderson
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Delmar Anderson of rural Craig, Nebraska.

Delmar Duane Anderson was born July 20, 1928 in Mead, Nebraska, to Elmer and Mary (Endres) Anderson. He passed away Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Oakland Heights in Oakland, Nebraska, at the age of 91 years.

Delmar attended rural school near Mead until his family was forced to move when the government bought ground to build the Mead Bomber Plant. They moved to a farm near Uehling, where he attended school through part of his junior year before moving to the farm near Craig. He graduated from Craig High School in 1945.

Delmar married Iona “Sue” Gibbs on June 13, 1951 at First Presbyterian Church in Craig. They had four children: Denise, Delwin, Darryl and Vickie.

Delmar was a lifelong farmer. He served on the school board, was a county supervisor and served on the church board. He was part owner of the Craig Telephone Company and was a lineman for several years. Delmar also loved going to farm sales and auctions.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dale W. Anderson; son-in-law, Larry Green; granddaughter, Hailey Green and great granddaughter, Kaydence Brownell.

He is survived by his wife, Sue; children, Denise (John) Marr of Papillion, NE, Delwin (Ann) Anderson of Oakland, Darryl (Joy) Anderson of Columbus, NE, Vickie Green and special friend CJ Rudnick of Tilden, NE; ten grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren.

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4:00 PM 1/26/2020 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 1/26/2020 6:00:00 PM
Pelan Funeral Services Oakland

310 South Charde Avenue
Oakland, NE 68045

The Family will receive friends from 4 - 6 p.m.

Pelan Funeral Services Oakland
310 South Charde Avenue Oakland 68045 NE
United States

Memorial Service




11:00 AM 1/27/2020 11:00:00 AM
Craig Gymnasium

111 Burt Street
Craig, NE 68019

Burial will be at a later date in the Craig Cemetery.

Craig Gymnasium
111 Burt Street Craig 68019 NE
United States

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To the family for future designation.


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