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Jim Leroy Anderson

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

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Jim Leroy Anderson
Funeral services for Jim Leroy Anderson, 53, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, at First Congregational Church in Spencer. The Rev. Tom Van Tassell will officiate the service.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at First Congregational Church.

Burial will be at a later date.

Mr. Anderson passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009, at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, S.D.

James "Jim" Leroy Anderson, the son of Floyd and Elaine (Duncan) Anderson, was born March 2, 1955, in Alexandria, Minn. His childhood years were spent in Herman, Minn., where he attended school until he was nine. His family then moved to Fairmont, Minn., where he graduated from Fairmont High School.

Following school, Jim entered the United States Army and served for two years until his honorable discharge. He then enrolled in vocational school in Jackson, Minn., for two years.

Jim moved to Colorado Springs, Colo., where he went to work for D-3 Appliance Company. On May 26, 1984, he was united in marriage to Evelyn Carlo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Following their marriage they lived in Colorado where Jim went to work for People's Natural Gas in 1991. In 1997, Jim was transferred to Webster City, and in 1999, he moved to Spencer where he was an external manager with Black Hills Energy.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Jim is survived by his daughter, Jamee Gronau and husband, Zach, and two grandchildren -- all of Omaha, Neb.; his wife, Evelyn Anderson of Spencer; special friend, Carolyn Riley of Spencer; one brother, Les Anderson of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and one step-father, Dick Mahar of Fairmont, Minn.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.