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Lawrence Dan Andersen dies at age 80

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Lawrence Dan Andersen, age 80, of Chesterton, Ind., passed away at Franciscan St. Anthony Health on Wednesday, June 25, 2014.

He was born on August 20, 1933, in Kane, Penn., to his parents Thorkild and Ruth Fridley Andersen, both of whom preceded him in death.

On May 21, 1966, he married Mary Johnson Andersen, who survives in Chesterton.

Also surviving are his children Lance (Tonya) Andersen of Boxborough, Mass.; Leslie (David) Nickerson of Bristol, N.H.; Lori (David) Clarke of Cypress, Texas; and Leland (Amy) Andersen of Chesterton, as well as his grandchildren Ashley, Courtney, Brittany, Tyler, Brandon, Amber and Madelyn. His sister, Christine (Carmen) Cannella of Johnsonburg, Penn., also survives.

He was preceded in death by his brother, David, on July 4, 2010.

Lawrence belonged to the American Society of Civil Engineers and was licensed in several states. He was an avid outdoorsman.

There are no services scheduled at this time.

Memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warriors, 230 W Monroe Street, Suite 200, Chicago, IL, 60606.

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Posted 6/30/2014