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William "Bill" C. Anderson

September 22, 1939 ~ July 26, 2019 (age 79)

Bill Anderson age 79 of Hibbing, passed away Friday, July 26, 2019 in his home. Bill was born September 22, 1939 to Edwin and Inga (Dahlvig) Anderson in Nashwauk. He was a longtime resident of Nashwauk and married his wife of 58 years Diane Specht there in 1961. Bill worked for 35 years at Butler Mining Co and Later Keewatin Taconite; he retired in 1993 due to health problems. Bill loved working on cars with his boys. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and playing the harmonica. He and Diane also hosted numerous children through foster care for many years. Bill is survived by his wife, Diane, sons, Robert Anderson of Nashwauk and John (Carol) Anderson of Hibbing, grandchildren, Joshua, Jessica, Christina, Ashley, Clarissa, Stefanie, Sara and John, great-grandchildren, Kharma and Malachi and sister, Karen (Bill) Berglund of Buck Lake. He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Joanne and James Anderson and grandson, Robert Jr. Memorial service will be held 11:00 am Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Abundant Life Church in Hibbing. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the services at church. Interment will be held at the Nashwauk Cemetery. Bill’s family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Mark Wagner and the staff at Fairview Range Hospice for their help during this time.

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