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Rev. Norman "Norm" E. Anderson

April 24, 1933 — October 8, 2022

Maple Grove

Rev. Norman "Norm" E. Anderson

Link to Church Livestream https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7r4ESdeTOWQ

Norm Anderson, born to Emil and Helen (Jeske) Anderson, April 24, 1933, near Sanborn, Minnesota, died on October 8, 2022 in Maple Grove, Minnesosta.

He graduated from Sanborn High School in 1951, Augsburg College in 1956, and Augsburg Seminary in 1959. He married Constance Tollefson on June 17, 1956 in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. He served four parishes: Zion Lutheran in Minot, North Dakota 1959-1961; Zion Lutheran in Luverne, Minnesota and Trinity Lutheran in Hills, Minnesota 1961-1964; Concordia Lutheran in Crosby, North Dakota 1964-1980; and Trinity Lutheran in Jamestown, North Dakota 1980-2000. After retirement in 2000, he continued to serve as an interim pastor in Crosby, North Dakota 2000-2002 and at First Lutheran in Williston, North Dakota 2002-2007. He and Connie retired to Alexandria, Minnesota. In 2017, they moved to the Twin Cities and lived in Anoka, Plymouth, and Maple Grove, Minnesota.

Norm is survived by his wife, Connie; one son, Brad (Sandi) Anderson; four daughters, Gracia (Mike) Lapke, Julie (Dean) Anderson-Simonson, Mary Froehlich, Angela Jones, and daughter-in-law, Betty Peterson. He has seven grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Dennis Knutson; son, Paul Peterson, and great-grandson, Silas Aufenkamp.

The Celebration of Life service will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 15 at St. Barnabas Lutheran Church, 15600 Old Rockford Rd., Plymouth, MN, with the Inurnment in the St. Barnabas Columbarium.

Visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Norm requested two bouquets of flowers that will be provided by his family.

Memorials in his memory are preferred to your favorite charity.

You may access the livestream of Norm’s service by clicking here or by clicking the "Click here to access the video" icon below the service information at the time of the service.

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Saturday, October 15, 2022

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