New Central High School, Minneapolis, Minnesota - 1913

Central High School

New Central High School, Minneapolis, Minnesota - 1913


Roger Alan Anderson


"Roger was my swim coach and teacher at Minneapolis Central..."
- 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. Crystal Lake Chapel 612-521-3677 Penn & Dowling Aves. North .
Published in Star Tribune on May 29, 2013