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Wesley Anderson 1913-2008

Oct 9, 2008

GRAETTINGER — Wesley Anderson, 95, of the Ingham Lake and High Lake area died Monday, Oct. 6, 2008, at Lakeside Lutheran Home in Emmetsburg.

Funeral service for Mr. Anderson is 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at the United Methodist Church in Graettinger. Pastor Michael L. Shaffer will officiate.

Burial will be in High Lake Cemetery, Wallingford.

Wesley Harold Anderson, the son of Olen and Carrie (Johnson) Anderson, was born Aug. 31, 1913, in Wallingford. He received his education in the Violet Dale County School east of Wallingford.

On June 15, 1943, Wesley was united in marriage to L. Irene Lundgren. The couple made their home and raised their family in the Ingham Lake and High Lake area since 1944. Wesley worked for Emmet County Secondary Road Maintenance for 27 years. He was also employed with the Emmet County Conservation Board and Wolden Park.

Wesley loved nature and was active at Petersen Point and enjoyed wildlife, fishing and spending time with his family. Wesley was a member of the United Methodist Church in Graettinger.

Left to cherish Wesley’s memory are his wife of 65 years, Irene of Wallingford; three children, Wayne Anderson and his wife, Karen of Graettinger; Ramona Fleck and her husband, Austin “Bud” of Spencer, and Joyce Brown and her husband, Tyrone of Kingwood, TX; grandchildren, Brad and Shawna Anderson; Brent and Penny Anderson; Kent DeBerg; Kevin DeBerg; Koreen DeBerg; Danielle (Brown) and Scott Hancock; Daylon Brown; great-grandchildren, Olivia and Isabella; Lydia; Kasey; Bryce; Brandon and Rylan.

Preceding Wesley in death were his parents and sisters and brothers, Christina Leeson, Cleo Lammers, Edna Berven, Jesse, Emmet and Harvey Anderson.