Roger Alan Anderson
"Roger was my swim coach and teacher at Minneapolis
- EW Dopp
Anderson, Roger Alan born in Fargo, ND on May 9, 1938 died peacefully
at Walker- Methodist in Minneapolis, MN on May 24, 2013 to re-join his
departed parents Robert Samuel and Ellen Dorothy (Lunneberg). He is
survived by his older brother John (Dominique) and nieces Jill and Hannah.
Additionally, Roger will be missed by many good friends, including K.
David Hirschey and Zoe L. Barta, Matthew and Rachel Hirschey, Katherine
and Aaron Jillson, Kristina M. Durant, Alan Heider, and many others.
After receiving his Bachelor's Degree in Education from the University
of Minnesota and a Master Degree from Bemidji State, Roger spent over
30-years as an educator and swimming coach in the Minneapolis Public
Schools. Roger was a recent resident at Kenwood Retirement Community
where he served on the Hospitality Committee and enjoyed discussing
Jazz and theatrical productions with a rich variety of engaging residence
and staff. Roger was a good, wise, and courageous man. Celebration of
Roger's life Friday, May 31 at Washburn-McReavy Crystal Lake Chapel.
Friends may gather from 1:00-1:30 pm; with sharing of stories of Roger
Anderson at 1:30 pm. www.Washburn-McReavy.com Crystal Lake Chapel 612-521-3677
Penn & Dowling Aves. North .
Published in Star Tribune on May 29, 2013