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Afternoon Update


January 19, 2013

Elmer E. ‘Swede’ Anderson

Aug. 11, 1926 - Jan. 16, 2013

ANDERSON, Ind. — Elmer E. “Swede” Anderson, 86, of Anderson, died at his daughter’s residence Jan. 16, 2013, in Noblesville after a very brief illness.

He was born Aug. 11, 1926, in Daleville, to Warner and Grace (DeHaven) Anderson. He was a printer at Delco Remy division of General Motors.

He enjoyed spending time with friends and family.

Survivors include his daughter, Carolyn (Merv) Simpson of Noblesville; two grandsons, Jeffrey (Stacy) Dayton of Indianapolis and Sean (Janna) Dayton of Westfield; five great-grandchildren, Alexcis Bennett, Austin Dayton, Chandler Bennett, Ahlydia Swede Dayton and Wyatt Gabriel Dayton; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary Ruth Anderson; two brothers, Warner Anderson and Clifford Anderson; and two sisters, Josephine Miller and Helen Fish.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Countryside Manor from 2 to 4 p.m. in the dining room. A private burial took place in Saunders Cemetery in Daleville.

Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service handled the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be given to American Cancer Society.

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