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Lawrence Anderson

d. September 10, 2019


     Lawrence Anderson, 86, of Hensel, ND passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the Lutheran Sunset Home, Grafton, ND. Funeral service will be held Monday, September 16, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the United Lutheran Church, Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be held Sunday, September 15th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a 5:00 p.m. prayer service at the church. Burial will be held in the Cavalier Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the United Lutheran Church, Cavalier, ND or the Alzhiemer Association at

      Lawrence was born April 16, 1933 at Mountain, ND to Clarence Andrew and Theodora “Dora” Sigrun (Arason) Anderson. LA Farms was homesteaded in 1881 at Hensel, ND. He farmed his entire life and truly loved farming and loved his family. He served on the boards of the Hensel Farmers Elevator and the MinnDak Growers Association.

     On June 14, 1953, Lawrence married Carrie Louise Ratchenski at Bathgate, ND. He is survived by his wife, Carrie; children: Darrell Lynn Anderson (Sheryl Medlock), Allen Jay (Cynthia) Anderson, Diane Lea (Larry) Hoffman; grandchildren: Shaun (Sarah) Anderson; Crisa (Chris) Mortenson, Courtney (Mike) Olsonawski, and Taylor (Justine) Anderson; Liana (Ben) Madsen, Marisa Johnson, and Denae (Jeff) Forstner; great-grandchildren: Zackary and Emily Anderson; Ava, Hogan, and Vayle Mortenson; Parker, Asher, Paisley, and Dash Olsonawski; Jocelyn and Keira Anderson; Bowen and Andrina Madsen; Axel and Hunter Forstner. He is also survived by his brother, Russell (Goodie) Anderson and sister, Margaret Vistad.

     Preceding him in death were his parents; and siblings:  Clarence “Andy” Anderson, Lorraine Sullivan, Arthur Anderson, Joyce Ellis, and Doris Penas.





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