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Eindride Karlsgodt April 23, 1926 - Dec. 4, 2012

Eindride Karlsgodt April 23, 1926 - Dec. 4, 2012

ALEXANDRIA - Eindride A. "Andy" Karlsgodt, age 86, of Alexandria, died Tuesday, December 4, 2012, in Alexandria. Andy graduated from Akeley High School in 1944 and joined the Navy. He served as a gunner in a dive-bomber until his discharge in 1946. He later joined the Air Force reserves and proudly served for 42 years. For the next thirty years he taught English, social studies, best sellers, journalism, and aviation classes in Alexandria.

Andy is survived by his wife of 61 years, Donna; children Terry (Jane) Karlsgodt of Atwater; Julie (Brent) Bostrom of Bloomington, IL; Sara (Dean) Palermo of Ramsey; and Kevin Karlsgodt of San Antonio, TX; 16 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 10, 2012, at 11:00 am from Grace Church in Alexandria. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm on Sunday at the Anderson Funeral Home, Alexandria.