Emmett Gordon Anderson, 95, of Park Rapids passed away at Heritage Living Center on Sat. 1.12.2020. He was born 3-27-1924 at Lake Wilson, MN to Pete and Ellen Anderson. He mostly helped on the family farm except for US Army duty overseas during WW II from 1944 to 1946. He eventually took over the family farm near Clarkfield, MN around 1960, remaining single and farming until retiring to Park Rapids, MN in 1980. He loved to fish but his first passion was building scale model operating steam tractors and train locomotives which took up to 5 years each to complete. He was a very gentle and dedicated man to complete these projects. He loved to display his work at Itasca Antique Tractor Club. He was preceded in death by his parents and 10 siblings. He is survived by a sister Bertha and Two brothers – Ralph and Larry, all living in the Salem, Oregon area. No services will be held as requested by Emmett. Cease Family Funeral Home of Park Rapids, MN.