Marlowe V. Anderson, age 75, of Bloomington, formerly of Dassel, passed away from cancer Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Anton and Myrtle Anderson; an infant brother; and brothers-in-law Marvin Muehler and Allen McKenzie.
Marlowe worked for Continental Baking Co./Hostess Cake for 40 years.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sharon; daughters Julie (David) Christensen, Jacqueline (Michael) Mithun, and Jill (Patrick) Smith; and eight grandchildren, Laurel and Bryan Christensen, Casey, Courtney (Tyler) Bowling, Carly Mithun, Allison, Andrea and Neal Smith.
Marlowe is further survived by a brother, Marvis (Evon); sisters Mavis (Dean) Nordstrom, and Clareen (Norman) Nelson; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Kenneth McKenzie, Kathleen Muehler, Merrill and Donna Johnson, Mary Jo McKenzie, and Gene and Barbara Betker; nieces, nephews, and many relatives and friends.
A memorial service took place Monday, Oct. 1 at 11 a.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Bloomington, followed by interment at Dawn Valley Memorial Park.
Visitation was Sunday, Sept. 30, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Werness Brothers Chapel; and continued Monday for one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials are preferred to Christ the King Lutheran Church or the American Cancer Society.