Douglas John Anderson passed away on Sunday, Aug. 28 in Charlotte, North Carolina. He was born in Pine City, Minn., on Jan. 23, 1947, to John and Hattie Anderson. Doug was the oldest of four boys, followed by Lowell, Curtis, and Harlan.
Doug started kindergarten in Pine City and attended grade schools in Centuria, Wisconsin and Cushing before starting third grade at the elementary school in Grantsburg where his family moved in the fall of 1955. Doug was an excellent student throughout his school years, especially in mathematics, and was involved in four varsity sports including football where, as a senior, he was a starting defensive tackle weighing 140 pounds!