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Arthur "Art" Anderson

January 17, 1952 ~ March 5, 2024 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Arthur "Art" Anderson Obituary

Arthur “Art” Anderson, 72, West Fargo, ND, died on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND.  

Arthur Grundfor Anderson was born January 17, 1952, in Fargo, ND to Arthur and Beatrice (Grundfor) Anderson. He graduated from Moorhead High School and was extremely proud to have been voted the Most valuable player of his hockey team during his senior year. He then attended Moorhead Technical College and graduated with a degree in culinary arts.

Art married Sherry Nelson in May of 1974 in East Grand Forks, MN. They moved to West Fargo, ND in 1976. Together they raised two wonderful sons, Ryan and Greg.

Art had many jobs. He worked at Whitey’s Café & Bar, Sampson Night Club, Smokey’s Restaurant and Border States Electric until his retirement in 2011.

He had a passion for hunting, walleye fishing and spending time at Lake Lida. After his retirement, he spent winters in Arizona, golfing, grilling and playing cards. He loved watching football, playing fantasy football, and spending time with family and friends.

Art is survived by his wife, Sherry; two sons, Ryan (Sherri) and Greg (Stefanie); grandchildren, Brooklyn, McKenna, Owen and Finn; siblings, Cheryl (Deke) Diegal and Ros (Jerry) Grover; and many nieces and nephews.

Art was extremely proud, committed to and supportive of his family. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and going to all their activities.  Art made a lasting impact on all who knew him and will be missed dearly.

Art was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Beatrice Anderson.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo, ND.



Service: Friday, March 15, 2024, at 11 AM at West Funeral Home, West Fargo, ND, with visitation one hour before the service.


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March 15, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
West Funeral Home & Life Tribute Center
321 Sheyenne Street
West Fargo, ND 58078

Memorial Service
March 15, 2024

11:00 AM
West Funeral Home & Life Tribute Center
321 Sheyenne Street
West Fargo, ND 58078


Roger Maris Cancer Center
820 Fourth St. N., Fargo ND 58102
Tel: 1-701-234-6161


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