Charles Anderson: 1928-2010 |

Charles Anderson: 1928-2010

Charles (Charlie) Anderson died at his home in Arizona City, Ariz. on December 10, 2010. He was born September 13, 1928 in Maple Plain, MN. Charlie served his country in the Korean War and was decorated with a Purple Heart. After recovering from a combat-acquired wound at Fitzsimmons Army Hospital in Denver, he married Joa Ann Lueders in 1953. He then worked at United Airlines and attended the University of Colorado. Charlie and Jody Anderson and their three daughters, Cheryl, Susan, and Laurie moved to Frisco in 1961 where they owned and operated the Frisco Lodge from 1961 to 1980. Charlie wore many hats over the years in Frisco: He was mayor for nine years in the 1960s and was responsible for creating the Frisco Sanitation District and developing the town’s sewer system. He was vice president of the Summit County Bank, owned CPA Realty Company, and served on the Colorado Mountain College Board of Directors.

He is survived by seven daughters and one son: Cheryl, Susan, Laurie, Coral, Heather, Holly, Amber and Joe; 13 grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. Jody Anderson, his first wife, continues to live in Frisco.

Phyllis Anderson, his wife at the time of his death, lives in Arizona City, Ariz. A military service was held at Mountain View cemetery in Casa Grande, AZ on December 17, 2010.

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