Millard Anderson

November 12, 1920 — November 8, 2017

Millard Anderson

Millard Anderson 96, passed away November 8, 2017 in Pocatello, Idaho.  He was born on November 12, 1920 to Margaret Witt Anderson and Carl Anderson. He was born on a farm north east of Ord, Valley County Nebraska.

 

He married Fern Grote on December 24th, 1944 in Ord, Nebraska. After their marriage he and Fern farmed until 1951 when they bought the Allis Chalmers dealership in Burwell, Nebraska and moved to town. He and his brother John formed a partnership and obtained the Dodge car and truck dealership. Later they also obtained the Oliver and Heston dealership.

 

They had two daughters, Barbara (Casey) Minshew and Marilyn (Jack) Hilby, six grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

 

In December 1970 they sold the business and bought a farm in Idaho. During the depression years Millard and his brothers had come to Idaho to work in the harvest and he decided that Idaho was where he wanted to live and retire. He and Fern retired to the Pocatello area to be closer to his family. After retirement he remained busy building cupboards, bookcases and other items for his homes or his family. He had a green thumb and kept his yard immaculate until arthritis made him give this up.

 

He was proceeded in death by his parents, his brothers Archie and John Anderson, his sister Verna Cronk, his little brother Richard and one great-grandchild.

 

He is survived by his wife and daughters, grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

 

The visitation will be at 2PM Sat. Nov. 11, 2017 at Grace Lutheran Church, 1350 Baldy Ave, Pocatello, Id. The funeral will follow at 3PM. Interment will be at the Aberdeen Cemetery, Aberdeen, Id.  Condolences and memories may be shared davisrosemortuary.com.

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

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