Durl Floyd Anderson

Funeral services were held Oct. 30 at Brady Community Bible Church for Durl Floyd Anderson, 94, of Brady, who died Oct. 25 in Grand Island.

The Rev. Robert Litzenberger officiated. Burial followed at the St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Cozad.

Mr. Anderson was born Aug. 11, 1925, in Meadow Grove, the son of Floyd and Lilac May Anderson.

He served in the U.S. Navy from Dec. 18, 1943 until May 16, 1946. A farmer, he also worked as a mechanic with the former Nebraska Department of Roads and several area garages. He was a machinist at the Cornhusker Army Ammunition Plant in Grand Island in the 1960s and 1970s. He ultimately retired from the Union Pacific Railroad in North Platte.

Mr. Anderson was a member of the American Legion and the VFW and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also helped his son, Dennis, with his stock car, and they raced in Hastings, Kearney, North Platte, O’Neill and Smith Center, Kansas.

Survivors include his son, Dennis (Penny) Anderson of Holdrege; daughters Gerrie Roberson of Brady, Becky (Earl) Johnson of Scottsbluff, Brenda Anderson of North Platte, Sheila Anderson of Grand Island, and Shelley St. John of Bennington; 10 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Helga; sisters May Adair Anderson Davis and Delia Darleen Anderson Ferris; and a brother, Alva F Anderson.