Arlington, “Andy” R. Anderson, 81, of Fond du lac, died Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at the Fond du Lac Lutheran Home. He was born Feb. 3, 1929, in Waupaca, the son of Alfred and Olena Neilsen Anderson. On August 16, 1952, he married Meroe J. Mertz at Trinity Lutheran church, Waupaca. He was a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps, 1st Marine Divsion druing the Korean Conflict. He served from 1948 to 1951. Andy was also a veteran of the Chosin Few Reservoir-Korea and received a Purple Heart. He was a graduate of the Waupaca High School. He received his bachelor’s degree from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and earned his master’s degree in education at University of Wisconsin-Oskosh. He taught in Mayville Public Schools, Weyauwega Public Schools, and at Roosevelt and Sabish Junior High Schools in Fond du Lac. He retired in 1989. Andy volunteered at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King, WI, and in April 2005, he was recognized for 3,250 hours of volunteered service. He was a member of Trier Puddy American Legion Post 75 and a member of the Purple Hearts. Andy was a member of Immanual Trinity Lutheran Church where he served on the Church Council and ushered. He is survived by his wife, Meroe; one son, Brian (Christine) Anderson, Fond du Lac; two grandchildren, Angela Anderson and Samantha Gustafson; one sister, Dorothy Youngson, Waupaca; one sister-in-law, Ethel Mae (Kent) Mertz-Kiesow, Waupaca. He was preceded in death by this parents and five sisters. Visitation: Visitation was held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010, at the Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 N. Park Ave. Services: The funeral service was held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23, at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home. The Rev. Shari Routh officiated. Burial was held at Lakeside Cemetery in Waupaca, in the Spring. The Uecker-Witt Funeral Home of Fond du Lac was in charge of arrangements and is serving the family. Additional information and guest book can be found at www.ueckerwitt.com. Burial was held at the Lakeside Cemetery April 30, 2011. Rev. Shari Routh lead a prayer. Military Honors were rendered by a Marine Honor Guard from Fond du Lac.