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Funeral services will take place on Sunday, July 9, 2000 at 2:00 PM (Mountain).

First Lutheran Church
Philip, South Dakota

Masonic Cemetery
Philip, South Dakota

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In memory of

Enoch "Pinky" Anderson

of Philip, South Dakota, died on Saturday, July 6, 1985 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City at the age of 79

Enoch C. Anderson, better known as "Pinky" to his family and friends, was born February 25, 1906, on a farm near Wallace, South Dakota, to Simon and Bertina (Thoe) Anderson. He grew up and received his education in the Wallace area. As a young man he moved to Rapid City where he worked in a lumber mill for several years. He then worked for some of his relatives on a ranch near the Hilland, South Dakota, area. In the early 1930's he moved into Philip where he was employed with Boekhout Mortuary.

Pinky was united in marriage to Frances Gertrude Van Zante on August 19, 1933, at Philip. They purchased the B & M Café which they owned and operated from 1934 to 1941.

In 1941 they moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, where he was employed in the steel foundry, making shell casings for the war. In 1948 they moved to Hot Springs, South Dakota, where he worked at a blacksmith shop. In 1949 they moved back to Philip and repurchased the B & M Café and operated it until starting the Park Inn Café in Philip in 1953.

Gertrudge preceded him in death on November 6, 1965.

Later Pinky was united in marriage to Josephine Mussmann Jobgen on April 5, 1972, and they continued to make their home in Philip. They built the North Fork Trailer Park which is still owned and operated by the Anderson family. They retired from the Park Inn Café in 1963.

Survivors include his wife, Josephine, of Philip; two daughters, Ardith Bauer of Rapid City, and Marcia (Don) Sawvell of Quinn; three step-daughters, Cecila Percy of Monroe, Oregon, Alice Stahlecker of Renton, Washington, and Bernadine Robinson of Wetumpka, Alabama; 6 grandchildren, 25 step-grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and 43 step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lillian Weigel of Aberdeen, and Esther Jensen of Brentford, South Dakota; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Pinky was preceded in death by his first wife, Gertrude; his parents; three brothers, Clarence, Otto, and Norman; and four sisters, Sophie, Burna, Berneice, and Alma.

Tuesday, July 9, 1985
2:00 p.m.
First Lutheran Church
Philip, South Dakota
Reverend Tom Dunham
Lorna Wheeler - Organist
JoAnne Stilwell - Vocalist
Marcia West
Mike West - Wendall Seifert
Arlie Percy - Glenn Ferley
Steven Percy - Jud Fennel
Everett Bauer - Perry Aby
All Relatives and Friends in Attendance
Masonic Cemetery
Philip, South Dakota