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Gary W. Anderson

December 17, 1946 ~ March 18, 2008 (age 61)

Gary W. Anderson, our very special brother, died Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at the Lakota Good Samaritan Center in Lakota, ND, at the age of 61.

Gary Wayne Anderson was born December 17, 1946 at Hallock, MN, the son of Harry W. and Clara (Roppel) Anderson. He moved with his family in the spring of 1948 to Edmore, ND. Gary was a baptized member of Derrick Lutheran Church, Derrick, ND. He lived with his parents on their farm near Edmore until they moved to Lakota in 1980. He then joined the United Church of Christ in Lakota. Gary's father died in 1987 and he continued to live with his mother until 1992. Gary lived with his brother, Virgil, until March of 1993. At this time Gary moved to Devils Lake. He was affiliated with the REM Corporation and worked various jobs in the lake region. Gary's mother died in 1997. He became a resident of the Lakota Good Samaritan Center in November of 2006. Gary enjoyed traveling in the south with his parents during the winter months. He enjoyed fishing and camping with family, golfing, bowling,swimming, and spending holidays and weekends with his family in Lakota. He also enjoyed riding his three wheel bike and attending Bible Camp at Red Willow.

Gary will be greatly missed by his sister, Esther (Darrel) Leith of Lakota; 4 brothers, Rodger (Luanne) Anderson of Lakota, Ronald (Mary) Anderson of Dickinson, ND, Virgil Anderson of Lakota, and LaMar Anderson of Edmore, ND; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, David Overbo of Devils Lake, ND.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry W. and Clara Anderson.

Gary's Funeral Service will be held at the United Church of Christ, Lakota, ND, on Saturday, March 22, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. Officiating will be the Reverend Sue Mackey. The organist will be Ellen Pederson and the soloist will be Jason Flom. Interment will be in the Lakota Cemetery. Casketbearers will be Kent Leith, Kurt Leith, Todd Anderson, Steven Anderson, Joel Anderson, Rick Anderson, Troy Anderson, Rodney Anderson, Lonnie Anderson, Jamie Anderson, and Kade Anderson. Honorary Bearers will be all of Gary's nieces. Visitation will be held at the Aaker Funeral Home of Lakota, on Friday, March 21, 2008 from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 5:00 p.m. Visitation will continue at the church on Saturday, from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service.

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