Anderson, Harvey T.

HARVEY T. ANDERSON – Harvey T. Anderson of  Brooks, Alberta died on January 29, 1985 at the age of  79 years.  He was born at Cardston,  Alberta and received his schooling there and was first  employed at a drug store in  Claresholm and later operated  a store at Spring Coulee.  He was employed in the oil  patch for many years drilling  with Imperial Oil all over  Alberta and Saskatchewan for  16 years. He founded Haranda Ltd. in Brooks in the  mid 50s, the first company to  specialize in power casing  and tubing tongs which he  operated until retiring in  1976.  He was especially fond of  music and played the trumpet  in various bands in earlier  years.  He married Anne Bradshaw in May, 1983.  Surviving are his wife,  Anne of Brooks and her  family; two daughters, Lee  Hunt of Endiang and Rose  Anne Reid of Edmonton; her son, Jim of Weyburn, Saskatchewan; nine grandchildren;  and seven great-grandchildren; he is also survived by his family; two daughters, Shirley Clark and Colleen Millard, both of Calgary; seven grandchildren;  and three great-grandchildren; five sisters, Lula Snow of Cardston, Mary  Stringam of Lethbridge, Bertha Green of Salt Lake City,  Ruby Stringam of Lethbridge, Ruth Strate of Mountain View and numerous nieces and nephews.  Funeral service was held  on Saturday, February 2 at  2:00 p.m. in BrooksUnited  Church with the Reverend  C.W. Hutton officiating. Interment followed in the  Brooks Cemetery.  Pallbearers were George  Clark, Kevin Clark, Matthew  Millard, Sandy Brown, Ed  Wylie and Steve  Safronovich.  If friends desire memorial donations may be made to the  Brooks United Church Memorial Fund.  Smith Funeral Home was  in charge of arrangements.

Brooks Bulletin  February 06,1985   Roll 40   Image  208