Allen O. Anderson, 79, died at his home on Saturday, March 2, 2013.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Skroch Funeral Chapel in Flandreau. Burial is in Stordahl Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery in Dell Rapids. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral chapel.
He was born Feb. 13, 1934, at Dell Rapids to Orlando and Frances (Anderson) Anderson. He received his education in Moody County country schools and then started farming with his father.
Allen married Carol Crisp on April 4, 1954, at Bethania Lutheran Church. When they were first married Allen did a lot of trapping and hunting and has continued to farm.
His wife died Sept. 17, 2010. Allen enjoyed farming, raising cattle and his dogs.
He is survived by two sons, Jeff (Sandy) Anderson and Brian (Betty) Anderson, both of Flandreau; four grandchildren; a great-granddaughter and a brother Virgil (Lorene) of Dell Rapids.
He was preceded in death by his wife.
For online condolences, visit www.skrochfc.com.