Raymond (Bud) M. Anderson passed away peacefully August 9, 2012. He was born in Stanwood, Washington August 3, 1926 to John and Pearl Anderson and will be interned in Stanwood at the family cemetery. After graduating from Concrete High School, he joined the Navy and served in the Armed Guard. He was co-owner of A&I Building Supply in Yelm and retired from the Dept. of Fish and Wildlife. He was a charter member and Past President of WA Model-T Club; life member of VFW, Elks 174, Afifi Shriner and a snowbird for 28 years. Ray was a quiet man who was easily amused and entertained. He found joy in the company of family and friends and understood that the important things in life weren't things at all. Ray is survived by his wife of 68 years, Theda; daughters Bev (Gary) Forstrom, Ruth Anderson, grandchildren Raymond Todd and Erick Forstrom of Puyallup, Shelly Wammock of Tacoma and Samuel Howell of Massachusetts. A memorial service will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Tacoma, WA on August 23, 2012 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to
Our savior Lutheran Church or Valley View Cemetery, Stanwood, WA.