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Gary A. Anderson – Obituary

Name: Gary A. Anderson

Age: 74

Born: 11-21-1945

Died: 06-26-2020

Abounding Joy Lutheran Church, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Abounding Joy Lutheran Church, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Abounding Joy Lutheran Church in St. Cloud for Gary A. Anderson, 74, of Clear Lake.  Gary passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on Friday, June 26, 2020.  Gary fought a courageous battle with cancer.   Pastor Thomas Wright will officiate.  Burial will be at a later date in the Darling Cemetery near Little Falls.

Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m.  on Wednesday at the church.  Arrangements are with Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

Gary was born on November 21, 1945 in Little Falls to Sven Albert and Estrid (Johnson) Anderson.  He graduated from Little Falls High School and joined the Army Reserve.   He married Debora L. Nelson on May 1, 1976 at Zion Lutheran Church in Little Falls.  Gary was employed with Amcon Block and Precast for 37 years, retiring in 2014. 

Gary enjoyed woodworking, gardening, listening to music and living the country life.  Above all he treasured spending time with family.  He will be remembered for his ability to fix or create anything. 

Gary is survived by his beloved wife, Deb, of 44 years; daughters, Alison Anderson of Roseville and Erica (Ryan) Peterson of Buffalo; grandchildren, Reed Anderson and Hannah Peterson; and sister, Karen Cummings of Duluth.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.

Guestbook for Gary A. Anderson

Ralph and Cindy Stuart
, Friends
June 27, 2020, 11:53 pm
We will all miss his contagious smile, his excitement about showing his latest project! We have his memory that will keep us thru the rest of our lives, thank you Gary!
Mary Jo Vierzba
, Friend
June 27, 2020, 12:20 pm
Debbie and family Im so sorry for your loss. I will treasure the memories of Gary stopping at the store and the beautiful key chain he made and also all the comfort crosses. I feel blessed to have known him. Debbie,My sincere sympathy. Mary Jo

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