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Loran Anderson

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Loran Anderson

Lynn Center - Loran "Lorrie" Anderson, 83, of Lynn Center, passed away, Sunday, June 27, 2021, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m., Friday, July 2, 2021, at Augustana Lutheran Church, 628 6th St, Andover, IL. Visitation will be from 10:00a.m.-12:00 p.m., Friday at the church. Burial will be at Andover Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church.

Loran was born on July 15, 1937, in Moline, the son of Sherman and Lorna (Bergren) Anderson. He married Karen Jacobs on November 7, 1959, at Augustana Lutheran Church. She preceded him on March 17, 2000. He graduated from Orion High School. Loran began his employment working at John Deere Foundry and later as a welder then as an electrician for John Deere, retiring after 33 years. He enjoyed fishing and farming. Loran was an airplane enthusiast and planned on building a glider in his garage.

Survivors include his children, Melinda (Dave) Garrelts, Micah (Colleen) Anderson, Nic (Anne) Anderson, Nolan Anderson; 6 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; and sister, Janice Yohanan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Karen; granddaughter, Erin; brother and sister-in-law, Rodney and Rhoda Anderson, and brother-in-law, Joseph Yohahan.

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