Lorne Anderson

Lorne Anderson Obituary

Lorne Alfred Anderson passed away on January 19, 2024 at the age of 75 in Tofield, Alberta. Lorne was born in Tofield Hospital on June 5th,1948 along with his twin sister, Laura. His early life began in Dodds but he later moved to Ryley, Alberta where he met the love of his life, Lucy. He worked for Northwestern Utilities Ltd., Atco Gas and Penn West, eventually retiring after over 30 years as a Gas Field Operator. Lorne’s greatest interests were baseball, curling, fishing, hunting and photography. He loved nature. After his retirement, he enjoyed the luxury of sleep in’s, a good cup of coffee and a cigarette and he always loved to joke.

He is survived by his wife and best friend, Lucy and his two sons, Les and Curtis as well as his sister, Laura Podruzny. He leaves a legacy of five grandchildren: Justin, Brittany (Zennon), Seth, Chanse, Kiandra and two great-grandchildren: Alva and Cleo. Sisters-in-law: Ann Anderson, Georgina (Bill) McGillis and Deborah (Maynard) Olson.

He is predeceased by his parents, Elmer and Kathleen Anderson nee Helegland, his sisters, Irene Hafso, Doris Boivin, Sylvia Solberg and his brothers, Stan Anderson, Lawrence Anderson and Gary “Lawrence” Anderson.

Lorne will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

A special thank you to Dr. Sawler and Dr. Abuzehar and all the staff at Tofield Long Term Care and the special unit of Freebury Cottage. Thank you to our community for the kindness and understanding shown to Lorne.

Our families wish would be for a cure for Alzheimer’s in the near future.







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