41 year veteran of Thompson plant died

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41 year veteran of Thompson plant died

Postby LancerBoy » Fri Oct 29, 2010 4:33 pm

Oscar "Wes" Anderson, a 41 year veteran of the Thompson Boat plant in Peshtigo, died 19 October at age 90. He started in 1939 and left for military service in WW II returing to Thomspon in 1946. He retired when the plant closed (bankruptcy) in 1980.

Wes participated in the round table chat at on of the Thompson Boat Rally events at Nestegg Marine a few years ago.

His obituary can be found on-line at the Pehtigo Times newspaper.

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Postby THE LAKE » Sat Oct 30, 2010 7:36 am

Whenever I read of the passing of someone like Mr Anderson, I feel saddened; not only for the loss to the person's family and friends, but the loss of skill, talent and knowledge to us all. At 90, he lived a full measure of life and then some but I am sure that if any of us could have met the man, sat down with him, we could in a very short time have learned things none of uss will ever read in any book. My condolences to all

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