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In Loving Memory...

LeRoy A. Anderson

LeRoy A. Anderson, age 94, resident of Binford, ND, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at the Griggs County Care Center in Cooperstown, ND.


Lee was born on October 26, 1922 in Northwood, ND, the son of Andrew and Fannie (Anderson) Anderson.  Lee graduated Valedictorian from Tolna High School and enrolled in Hanson Auto, Diesel and Welding school in Fargo.  He was accepted at Lockheed Aerospace in Los Angeles, CA.  Following that, he entered the United States Air Force and was stationed in San Antonio, TX where he taught instrument flying.


Lee married Gladys D. Hanson on June 22, 1946 in Ulen, MN.  They lived in Binford where he worked for the county road department until he became Postmaster, retiring after 38 years.  He also served as Mayor for 36 years and remained active in community development, American Legion and the Trinity Cemetery Board.


In his spare time, he sold cars for area dealerships, operated Anderson Repair for small engines, farmed and had cattle near Mose, ND.  After retiring, Lee and Gladys spent winters in Mesa, AZ, where his hobby was working with stained glass.  He was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed driving his “Dale Earnhardt #8 Budweiser” Monte Carlo in area parades.  He also enjoyed his daily afternoon coffee visits with friends in the Binford Café.


Lee is survived by his son, Michael (Brenda) of Bismarck, ND; his daughters, Adele Harrington of Jamestown, ND, Neva (Mark) Walsh of Williston, ND, and Carol (Douglas) Rickford of Binford, ND; 10 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 3 sisters, 2 great grandchildren, and a son-in-law.


The Funeral Service for Lee will be held Monday, August 14, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the Trinity Lutheran Church of Binford, ND.  Visitation will be Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Cooperstown Funeral Chapel and continue one hour prior to services in the church.  Interment will be in the Binford Cemetery.  Military honors provided by the North Dakota Military Honors Team.

Posted Condolences:


To Neva and all of her dad's family, I hold you all in my prayers, I have enjoyed hearing about Leroy through Neva for some years now.  it is hard to lose a father but I know he is well again, free to walk along his wife whom I am sure was waiting for him to arrive at his heavenly home.  My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Neva's friend Julaine Christensen  Douglas, WY


So long old fishing buddy.  I think about some of those trips up to Canada yet today.  It was a privilege to serve with Lee on the City council.  He was always on the look out for ways to make Binford a better place.  You will be missed.

Gary Stabenow


My deepest sympathy to the family.  He was so lucky to have all of you in his life.

Audrey Auen


Mike, Adele, Neva, and Carol,
We're so sorry to hear of your dad's passing.  He was a wonderful guy and Binford's biggest booster.  Our sympathies and prayers to you all.
Mark and Gale(Lynne) DeRouchey



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