Melford L. Anderson, 87, of Lauderdale, died May 5. He was a 50-year member of the Machinist Union, Lodge 737. Melford was preceded in death by his wife, Jean, and brother, Orville. He is survived by his son, John (Diane); daughter, Janice (Carl Palmer); two grandsons; and sisters, Elna Paulson and Mavis Lenning. His funeral service was May 10 at the Roseville Memorial Chapel, with interment at Elmhurst Cemetery.