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Published December 09, 2012, 12:00 AM

Eleanor B.


Eleanor B. Anderson, born on a farm in Twin Valley, Minnesota on July 24, 1910, died on November 30, 2012 at Westminster Towers in Orlando, Florida. Her parents, Lena Starr Oftedahl and Nels Oftedahl, had emigrated from Norway. She was raised by her aunt, Christine, and her husband Magnus Fiskum of Balfour, North Dakota after her mother died in 1912. She graduated from Fargo Central High School in 1928 and married Oscar F. Anderson in 1935. She raised her four children in Fargo and Aberdeen, South Dakota. She and Oscar moved to Orlando in 1973 and into Westminster Towers in 2000. She is survived by her four children, Dr. John F. Anderson (Branford, CT), Dr. James D. Anderson (Silver Spring, MD), Judith C. Anderson Prince (New York City), Jerome T. Anderson (Scottsdale, AZ) and their spouses, nine grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. Brothers Norman and Leon Oftedahl and Duane Fiskum, and her husband Oscar of 66 years

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