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Arthur E. Anderson, 76, died June 21, 2003, at his home in Greenwood, Ind.
Interment was in Washington Park Cemetery at Greenwood.
Arthur was born July 20, 1926, at Indianapolis, Ind.
He spent a year in the Army in 1944-45, and then enlisted with the Marine Corps.
While in the military he served in Japan, Okinawa, Korea and Vietnam. He and his nephew, Carroll Gene Small, were in Okinawa at the same time, and they were together near Danang, Vietnam.
Every time he came in or out of the West Coast, he detoured to Baker City.
Arthur enjoyed visiting his sister, Inez Small, and her family in Baker City, and often went fishing with brother-in-law Carroll, niece Ginny and nephew Carroll Gene.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria; a daughter, Mary Lou Francis of Indianapolis, Ind.; three sons, Arthur E. II of New Bern, N.C., Rick of Martinsville, Ind., and Wade of Cottage Grove; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Inez Small of Baker City and Della Mae Bravo of Indianapolis, Ind.; one brother, Charles Robert Keller of Dover, Del., and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Virginia Noe of Indianapolis; a sister, Kathryn Durham of Indianapolis; a brother, Leroy Keller of Albany, Ga.; nephew Carroll Gene Small and niece Virginia Lee (Ginny) Small Thomas, both of Baker City.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, July 4, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor