Francis Edward "Andy" Anderson, 84, of Menominee, passed away Thursday, February 13, 2014, at Aurora Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. He was born on June 16, 1929 to the late Victor Andrew and Emelia Lake Anderson.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Betty J. Anderson, parents, and three siblings. He is survived by two daughters: Cindy (Joel) Hanner of Green Bay, Wis. and Deb (Rod) Weaver of Pelzer, S.C.; two sons: Larry (Sharis) Pike of Lake Mary, Fla. and Rob (Julie) Anderson of East Tawas, Mich.; 12 grandchildren: Stephanie, Kimberly, and Daniel Pike, Beverly (Kevin) Burrell, Jessica (Joe) Weed, Jackie (Mike) Stoeckigt, Josie (Mitch) Frydrych, Ali and A.J. Weaver, Amanda Rahkola, Andrea (Matt) Turner, and Michael Anderson; seven great-grandchildren: Mason and Addison Stoeckigt, Benjamin, Katelyn, and Timothy Burrell, Clay Frydrych, and Camden Turner; sister, Bea Payne of Resaca, Ga.; and special friend, Marietta Florance of Menominee, Mich.
Andy retired after over 20 years in the U.S. Army earning the rank of Master Sergeant and serving on bases in Korea, Germany, and across the United States. He also retired after 20 years from Jefferson Trucking Company in National City, Mich. He was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church and the Menominee Senior Citizens. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, baking, and wood-working. He'll be remembered as a loving family man who enriched others' lives with generosity, humor, and zest for life.
The family will receive friends 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Monday, February 17, at Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home. The Church Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 18 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Marinette with Rev. Jim Wendt officiating.
Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Menominee.
Memorials may be made in memory of Andy Anderson to Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 1600 University Drive, Marinette, Wis. 54143 or Menominee Senior Citizens, 905 10th Street, Menominee, Mich., 49858.