Roger Wesley Anderson, age 94, of Austin, Minnesota, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 1, 2022, at his home in Austin. Roger was born July 11, 1927, in Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, to Ole and Ruby (Christianson) Anderson.
Survivors include his four children, Dianne (David) Marx of Branson, MO; Vickie Hansford of Grove, OK; Russ (Jo Lynn) Anderson of Rochester and Sheila (Robert) Johnson of Austin; 8 grandchildren, Shawn Udenberg, Erich Marx, Shane Marx, Sari Payton, Josie Monnier, Christy Mollert, Jessie Mason and Amber Sanvick; 14 great grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren and one sister, Marlys Lowe; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ole and Ruby Anderson; wife, Ethel “Andy” Anderson; son-in-law Martin Hansford and one great grandchild.
A memorial service with military honors will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at Worlein Funeral Home Chapel in Austin. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Red Oak Grove Lutheran Cemetery, rural Austin. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements.