Earl E. Anderson, age 96, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018, at Regions Hospital of St. Paul, MN. Earl was born June 28, 1922, the son of Edward and Virgie (Strom) Anderson. Earl was proud to be a life-long farmer in the Hudson area. In 1943, Earl was united in marriage to Bernadette Goiffon, with whom, he was blessed with three children, Karen, Gail and Jim. On February 21, 1987, Earl married Lucille Minder.
Earl will forever remain in the hearts of his wife, Lucille; children, Karen Olson, Gail (Paul) Anderson Bohac, Jim (Roni) Anderson; step-children, Carole (Dale) Krass, Lynn (Gary) Genz, Dale (Liz) Minder; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren, his farming partner and dear friend Jim Woodruff; as well as numerous extended family and countless friends. Earl was preceded in death by his first wife, Bernadette Goiffon; parents, Edward and Virgie; brothers, Verner and Harlee; and sister, Cecile Eldridge.
A Memorial Service for Earl will be held at 1:30 PM Saturday, September 1, 2018, at the O'Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson, WI, followed by a Memorial Gathering after the service. Private family interment St. Patrick's Cemetery of Hudson. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to donors' choice. Services have been entrusted to the O'Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson, WI.