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Harold L. ‘Tim’ Andersen

Published: Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
Harold L. 'Tim' Andersen

OHIO – Harold Louis “Tim” Louis Andersen, 73, of Ohio, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at Walnut Manor Nursing Home.

Tim was born June 23, 1940, in Walnut, the son of Harvey and Fern (Peach) Andersen. He served in the Army. He was united in marriage to Betty Hardy on June 14, 1959, at First Christian Church in Walnut. He owned and operated Andersen Power Equipment in Walnut for several years. He was a member of American Legion Post 179, Happy Hookers Fishing Club, Walnut Chamber of Commerce, and First Christian Church in Walnut. He was an avid Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears fan.

He is survived by his wife Betty of Ohio; one daughter, Ann (Branson) Lawrence of Somonauk; two sons, Gary Andersen of Oregon,and Glenn Andersen of Ohio; seven grandchildren, Branson (Anna), April (Adam), Ryan, Tanya, Erica, Jarron and Abigail; four great-grandchildren, Kearston, Tate, Kaylee, and Adria; five sisters, Betty Sissel of Yorkville, Nancy Christensen of Walnut, Janice Hansen of Princeton, Karen (Bill) Lind of Walnut, and Mary (Larry) Bartman of Ottawa; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and mother-in-law, Evelyn Hardy.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Brian Moore, pastor of First Christian Church of Walnut, officiating.

A memorial has been established in lieu of flowers.

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