Anderson, Harold Neil of Medina, formerly a 54-year resident of Golden Valley, died peacefully at his home on Sept. 4th, 2019 at the age of 97. He was a graduate of Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis and Dunwoody with a degree in Engineering, Drafting and Design Technology. He enlisted with the U.S. Navy and after discharging, he returned to Minnesota and made a career change to work at Bemis. At Bemis, he worked his way from a draftsman to president of the packaging division. With his career he traveled the globe where he made lifelong friends in Japan and England. Harold enjoyed being involved in the community. He actively participated at Oak Knoll Lutheran Church where he was a member since November, 1950, coaching kids' sports teams, watching any Minnesota sports program and traveling. With his family he visited many National Parks. He and his wife, Ginger traveled extensively enjoying 15 cruises and had the opportunity to visit 36 countries, some multiple times. He loved his family and deeply enjoyed his sons, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Virginia (Ginger) of 68 years; son, Harold Jr. and granddaughter, Tania. Survived by sons, Neil (Judy), Gary, Craig (Pat); 7 grandchildren, 8 great-grand-children; other relatives & friends. Funeral 11 AM Wednesday at Oak Knoll Lutheran Church, 600 County Road 73, Minnetonka with visitation beginning at 10 AM. Interment Fort Snelling Nat'l Cemetery. Memorials preferred to Oak Knoll Luth. Church. Gearty-Delmore 763-553-1411

Published on September 8, 2019

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