Arthur L. Anderson was born Oct. 22, 1928, in Cumberland, Wis., to Arthur and Agnes Anderson. He passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.
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Arthur graduated from Frederic High School in 1947. He served in the United States Air Force for three years and was stationed in England during the Berlin Air Lift. He attended the University of Wisconsin in Madison, graduating in 1955 with a B.S. in microbiology. In 1956, he married Rosemary Wold and joined Pfizer Laboratories and later Roche Laboratories.
Survivors include his wife, Rosemary, of Rochester; his daughters, Michelle Anderson and Tanya (Corey) Williams, of Rochester; and his son, James (Susan) Anderson, of Rochester; five grandchildren, Mitchell and Valerie Anderson and Collin, Carson and Chase Williams; two brothers, James (Pat) Anderson, of Amery, Wis., and Donald (Mary) Anderson, of Luck, Wis.; and one sister, Marlene (Lewi) Olson, of Minneapolis.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Mark.
The family will have a private memorial service in Amery, Wis.
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Published in The Post-Bulletin on May 3, 2014