Anderson, Gustave Adolph

Anderson – A well-known resident of Brooks district , Gustave Adolph (Ade) Anderson passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 22nd, 1960 in the Calgary General Hospital at the age of 62.

Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Ade Anderson came to the Scandia district in 1919 where he farmed until 1927 when he was employed by the Alberta Wheat Pool as grain buyer at Scandia. They moved to Brooks in 1943 where he also was Poll grain buyer.

Mr. Anderson was keenly interested in all sports, particularly baseball which he played for a number of years. He was an active F.U.A. member and held an executive position with Brooks Savings and Credit Union; he was a board member of BrooksUnitedChurch and sang in the choir. Ade Anderson had a host of friends in the Bow Slope and Brooks districts.

Survivors are his wife, Ida Blanche, of Brooks; two daughters, Mrs. Joyce Cann of Chilliwack, B.C. and Mrs. Beth Ann MacKay of Vancouver, B.C.; four sons, Dick Anderson and Dolph (Bud) Anderson both of Calgary; Lincoln Anderson of Chilliwack, B.C., and Donald Anderson of Edmonton; six grandchildren; two brothers, Fred Anderson of Scandia and Elmer Anderson of the U.S.A.; three sisters, Mrs. Ellen Corey on Omaha, Neb.; Mrs. Mary LaMott of Omaha Neb., and Mrs. Hattie China of New York, U.S.A.

Services were held Wednesday, May 25th at 2 p.m. in the BrooksUnitedChurch with Rev. L. Ling officiating. Interment in the Brooks cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Hugh Bevan. Ken Bosworth. Clarence Madill, Jim Paxton. Peter Keller and Bill Smith.


Brooks Bulletin May 26, 1960  Roll 13  Image 1204