Larry E. Anderson


Larry E. Anderson, 81, of Concord, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022 at his home in Concord.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30 at United Methodist Church in Allen. Visitation will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at United Methodist Church in Allen. Burial will be in the Concord Cemetery at Concord.

Memorials may be directed to Miles for Heroes.

Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.

Larry Eugene Anderson was born May 20, 1941 in O’Neill to Martin Gust and Margaret Louise (Prescott) Anderson. He was a graduate of O’Neill Public High School. He attended college in Omaha, and received his degree from the Denver Institute of Technology in Denver, Colorado. Larry married Shirley Mundt in Grand Island.  Together they lived Rapid City, South Dakota., Valentine, Breckenridge, Colorado, Mission, South Dakota and Concord. 

Larry served as a Superstore Manager in several of the communities they lived in, as well as owned and operated a filling station. Four of the homes Larry and Shirley lived in were designed and built by Larry. He was a member of the fire department. He also enjoyed many hobbies; collecting bird figurines and pictures, fishing, hunting, gunsmithing, reading, jewelry making and making his own fishing lures.

 Survivors include his wife, Shirley of Concord; a son, David Anderson of Lincoln; a daughter, Thuresa (Reese) Thornburg of Elwood; grandchildren, Britnee Ertz, Easton Ertz, Hunter Ertz, Allee O’Hanlon and Reese Thornburg; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Lois Barber of Rapid City, South Dakota, Miriam (Sue) Cudo of California; brother, Marvin Anderson of Brownsville, Oregon; half-brother Darrell (Jody) Anderson of Dixon and step-brother, Randy Dunn of Allen.

   He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Terry Owen Anderson; sisters, Fran Snow and Stella Kohler; a brother, Gary Anderson; brother-in-law, Gary Barber and step-brother Dave “Otto” Dunn.