Harlyn “Andy” Sigurd Andersen was born August 13, 1937 at Sioux City, Iowa to Sigurd and Hildegard (Henrich) Andersen. He grew up in Sioux City, Iowa graduating from Sioux City East High School. He entered the US Army in November, 1955 and served in Korea. After his discharge from the Army, he went to work for Burroughs/Unysis Corporation as a computer service engineer. He married Marge Cordell on January 20, 1962 in Watertown. In 1963 they moved to Mitchell where they have been residents since that time. After thirty-two years with Burroughs/Unysis Corporation he retired in 1991 and then worked for Trail King for seven years.
He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, the Moose Lodge, the American Legion and was a RSVP volunteer.
He is survived by his wife, Marge; his son, Harlyn G (Linda) Andersen; his daughter, Annette Andersen all of Mitchell; three grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Henrich Andersen.