Født 1 Apr 1931 Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Død 30 Dec 1970 Alexandria
Fødsel 1 Apr 1931
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Død 30 Dec 1970
Email Ruth (Pedersen) Irgens
Begravelse 2 Jan 1971
Alexandria Sunset Memorial Cemetary
Funeral Service: First Lutheran Church, Alexandria, Minneso ta.
Sermon: Reverend Philip G. Westby.
'Arthur M. Anfinsen Jr. was born April 1, 1931 in Minneapol is, Minnesota, the
son of Violet and Arthur M. Anfinsen. He attended public s chool in
Minneapolis where he lived all his childhood. He enliste d in the United
States Marines in 1951 and served until 1953. He attende d Lutheran Bible
Institute and later graduated from Augsburg College in 1957 . He enrolled in
Luther Seminary in St. Paul and graduated in 1961.
On August 26, 1956 he was united in marriage to Ruth Peders en. They have
three children: Peter, age 12; Mary age seven, and Jana, ag e two and one-half.
Pastor Anfinsen served his internship at First Lutheran i n 1959-1960 before
taking his first parish in Valhalla Centre, Alberta, Canad a in 1961. In
September 1966 they moved to Alexandria where he has serve d as pastor with
special responsibility in the field of youth and education.
He died December 30th in the Douglas County Hospital.
He is survived by his wife and three children; his father a nd step-mother, one
brother, John, of Minneapolis; two sisters: Mary (Mrs. Jac k Rongey) of Two
Rivers, Wisconsin, and Gloria (Mrs. Donald Fox of Tanzania , East Africa. He
was preceded in death by his mother and infant son John.
Burial is in Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Alexandria.'
(from the funeral bulletin)