GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                                   Wednesday, August 20, 2003

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Irvin E. Anderson  

 

   HOGELAND -- Irvin E. "Irvie" Anderson, 66, a farmer/rancher and military veteran, died of cancer Friday in Whitefish. 

   A vigil is 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Harlem. Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Friday at the Harlem High School gym, followed by burial with military honors in Harlem Cemetery. 

   Survivors include his wife, Connie Anderson of Hogeland; sons Tom Anderson of Havre and Jay Anderson of Whitefish; sisters Vonnie Klundland of Harlem and Bernice Rismon of Havre; and three grandchildren.         

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                                       Wednesday, August 20, 2003

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IRVIN ANDERSON


Anderson

   HOGELAND - Irvin Eugene "Irvie" Anderson, 66, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2003, in Whitefish with his family at his side after a long battle with cancer.

   A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in Saint Thomas Catholic Church. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Harlem High School gymnasium with burial with military honors in the Harlem Cemetery.

   Irvie was born on Feb. 19, 1937, in Havre to Clause and Ann (O'Leary) Anderson. He graduated from Harlem High School in 1956, enrolled at Northern Montana College, and served his country in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1960.

   Irvie married Connie McCoy on Nov. 4, 1963, at Coeur d' Alene, Idaho, and graduated from NMC in 1965. He taught school in Rudyard, Chinook, Hogeland and Harlem, before retiring from teaching and focusing on farming and raising hogs full time.

   He served as a committeeman on the Blaine County FSA Board for nearly 30 years.

   Irvie enjoyed his friends with a round or two of golf in the winter at Lake Havasu, Ariz., and really enjoyed spending time with his granddaughters.

   Survivors include his wife, Connie Anderson of Hogeland; sons, Tom (Julie) Anderson of Havre, Jay (Kimberly) Anderson of Whitefish; three granddaughters; sisters, Vonnie (Dale) Klungland of Harlem and Bernice (Murdy) Rismon of Havre; and numerous nieces and nephews.

   Memorials may be sent to the Gift of Life Housing in Great Falls.

   Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

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THE BLAINE CO. JOURNAL NEWS-OPINION                        Wednesday, August 20, 2003

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   Irvln Eugene “Irvie” Anderson, 66. passed away on Friday, August 15, 2003, in Whitefish with his family by his side after a long battle with can­cer. Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 am. on Friday, August 22, in the Harlem High School Gymnasium, with Military Hon­ors burial in the Harlem Ceme­tery. Memorials may be sent to the Gift of Life Housing in Great Falls. Arrangements are by Ed­wards Funeral Home of Chinook.

lrvie was born on February 19, 1937, in Havre to Clause and Ann (O’Leary) Anderson. He graduated from Harlem High School in 1956 and enrolled at Northern Montana College in Havre. He served his country in the US. Army from 1958 to 1960.

   On November 4, 1963, Irvie married Connie McCoy in Coeur d’Alene, ID and he graduated from NMC in 1965. He taught school in Rudyard, Chinook, Hogeland and Harlem before retiring from teaching and focusing on farming and raising hogs full time. He also served as a committeeman on the Blame County FSA Board for nearly 30 years.

   lrvie enjoyed his friends with a round or two of golf in the win­ter at Lake Havasu, AZ, and he really enjoyed spending time with his granddaughters.

He is survived by his wife Connie of Hogeland; two sons, Tom (Julie) Anderson of Havre and Jay (Kimberly) Anderson of Whitefish; granddaughters Tyler, Charley and Jaye Marie Ander­son, all of Whitefish; two sist:ers, Vonnie (Dale) Klungland of Harlem and Bernice (Murdy) Rismon of Havre; plus numerous iieces and nephews.

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