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Wayne S. Anderson

January 24, 1956 — September 7, 2021

Wayne S. Anderson, 65, of Fargo, ND, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, in his home.

Wayne Stephen Anderson was born in Moorhead, MN, on January 24, 1956, to DuWayne and Shirley (Hitterdal) Anderson. He graduated from Ulen-Hitterdal High School in 1974.

Wayne enlisted the Navy and was stationed at Charleston Naval Base, Charleston, SC. He was part of the navigation crew on an aircraft carrier and saw many parts of the world in his six years of service with the Navy and Merchant Marines.

Wayne returned to the area and graduated from NDSU with a degree in Anthropology. He enjoyed reading and was passionate about military history. He loved being an uncle and was always interested in what his nieces and nephews were up to. He also enjoyed watching his Minnesota Vikings. Most recently he had worked in the janitorial department with the Fargo VA Medical Center, a job he was very proud of as a veteran.

Wayne is survived by his sisters, Vicky (Clayton) Matson, West Fargo, ND, and Sherry (Dave) Klemetson, Sabin, MN; nieces and nephews, Jamie (Travis) Reimche, Kari (Andrew) Holland, Cody (Katie) Matson, Heather (Greg) Martodam, and Chelsea Klemetson; 10 great-nieces and nephews and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 10:00 AM with a visitation one hour before the service at Wright Funeral Home, Moorhead, MN.

Burial will be in Salem Lutheran Cemetery, Hitterdal, MN.

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Visitation

Monday, September 11, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Wright Funeral Home - Moorhead

605 2nd Ave S, Moorhead, MN 56560

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Monday, September 11, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Wright Funeral Home - Moorhead

605 2nd Ave S, Moorhead, MN 56560

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Cemetery

Monday, September 11, 2023

Salem Cemetery

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