Word has been received here of the passing of Carl Holger Andersen, former Conrad resident whom attended Conrad schools and worked in several areas: Buttreys Fine Foods Meat department and for several Crop Spraying companies.

Carl was born on Dec.19, 1934 in Minot, N.D. and died in his home in Prineville, Ore., where he was retired after years of raising and training race horses there and in Pleasantown, Calif.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years and her son and family, Mark of Phoenix, Ariz. There was a memorial service in Prineville. 

Carl is also survived by his sister and family, Marvel Anderson and Harold Bowman of Stevensville, and his surviving brother, Jim Andersen and families of Battle Ground, Wash.

He was preceded in death by his father, Victor Carl Andersen, of Bedford Village, N.Y. and his mother Dorothea Andersen-Campbel of Vancouver, Wash., and late brother Peder A. Andersen of Twin Falls, Idaho.


As requested by Carl, his body was given to the Oregon Health Science Center University for the research of Asbestos poisoning of which he suffered for years and took his life from employment in old hotel demolition in greater San Francisco, Calif.