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Dana K. Anderson

Dana K. Anderson Dana Anderson, age 73, of Emporia, Died January 13, 2018, at Holiday Resort Nursing Home in Emporia.

He was born March 28, 1944, in Manhattan, Kansas, the son of Hilding and Hazel (Toburen) Anderson.

Dana earned his bachelor’s degree from Emporia State University and his master’s from Pittsburg State University. He had been an Automotive Instructor at Flint Hills Vo-Tech in Emporia and later was the Dean of Technology at Macomb Community College in Warren, Michigan.

Dana was a member of Epsilon Pi Tau and several other professional organizations.

He enjoyed fishing and all things cars. He even traveled to Pennsylvania for a corvette car show.

On August 7, 1965, in Cherryvale, Kansas, he was married to Linda L. Myers. Linda survives of Emporia; additional survivors include his sister Wendy Hull of Derby, KS; nieces and nephews: Craig Hull, Kelly Haltom and Kerry Rea; loyal friends Mark Carney and Bill Sawyer; and devoted cousins and other friends.

Dana was preceded in death by his parents, his son Alan Anderson in 2002, and his brother-in-law Thomas Hull in 2015.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, January 18th, at the Blue Valley Memorial United Methodist Church, 835 Church Avenue, Manhattan, with Reverend Susan Evans officiating. Burial will follow in the Mariadahl Cemetery in Olsburg, Kansas.

Online condolences may be left for the family by clicking on "Send Condolences" on this page.

Memorial contributions may be made to either the Emporia Zoo or the Automotive Scholarship at Macomb Community College. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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