THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Francis E. Anderson
Francis Edward "Andy" Anderson, 84, of Menominee, passed away Thursday, Feb. 13 at Aurora Hospital in Green Bay.
Born June 16, 1929, to the late Victor Andrew and Emelia Lake Anderson, he retired after over 20 years in the United States Army earning the rank of Master Sergeant. He served on bases in Korea, Germany, and across the United States. He also retired after 20 years working at +Jefferson Trucking Company in National City, Mi. A member of Our Savior 's Lutheran Church and the Menominee Senior Citizens, he enjoyed fishing, gardening, baking, and wood-working and will be remembered as a loving family man who was generous, had a sense of humor and a zest for life.
He is survived by two daughters, Cindy (Joel) Hanner, of Green Bay and Deb (Rod) Weaver, of Pelzer, S.C.; two sons, Larry (Sharis) Pike, of Lake Mary, Fla. and Rob (Julie) Anderson, of East Tawas, Mi.; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Bea Payne, of Resaca, Ga. and special friend, Marietta Florance, of Menominee.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Betty J. Anderson; parents and three siblings.
The family received friends from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 17 at Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home. The church service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18 at Our Savior 's Lutheran Church in Marinette with Rev. Jim Wendt officiating. Burial was at Riverside Cemetery, Menominee.
Memorials are appreciated to Our Savior 's Lutheran Church, 1600 University Drive, Marinette, Wis. 54143 or Menominee Senior Citizens, 905 10th Street, Menominee, Mich., 49858.