Warren Anderson Obituary

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Warren Glen Anderson

January 30, 1924 - May 29, 2014
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Warren G. Anderson, of Spooner, Wisconsin, formerly of Niagara, Wisconsin, died at the Benedictine Living Center in Spooner on May 28, at the age of 90. Warren was born on January 30, 1924 in Marinette, Wisconsin to Harry S. and Carolyn K. (Hansen) Anderson. Warren was the oldest of 5 children; Joyce, Beverly, Nyna, and Karen. Warren grew up in Niagara. He attended Niagara public school where he was active in sports and worked various jobs throughout the community. In the summer of 1941, Warren traveled to Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, to pick cherries where he met and fell in love with Fern Johnson. Warren joined the Navy in 1943 and...
Warren G. Anderson, of Spooner, Wisconsin, formerly of Niagara, Wisconsin, died at the Benedictine Living Center in Spooner on May 28, at the age of 90. Warren was born on January 30, 1924 in Marinette, Wisconsin to Harry S. and Carolyn K. (Hansen) Anderson. Warren was the oldest of 5 children; Joyce, Beverly, Nyna, and Karen. Warren grew up in Niagara. He attended Niagara public school where he was active in sports and worked various jobs throughout the community. In the summer of 1941, Warren traveled to Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, to pick cherries where he met and fell in love with Fern Johnson. Warren joined the Navy in 1943 and spent time in Idaho, New York, San Francisco, Guam and Pearl Harbor. He enjoyed sharing stories of his time in the Navy with his family and friends. On April 7, 1946, Warren married Fern Johnson in Mason, Wisconsin. They were married for 68 wonderful years. They moved to Niagara where Warren began his long career at the Niagara Paper Mill. Warren and Fern were blessed with three children; Jim, Doug and Roxann. Warren's love for sports was present his entire life. He was a ski jumper, hockey goalie, golfer, softball player and outstanding football player. He continued to golf throughout his life with his friends and family. Warren was a Green Bay Packer season ticket holder for over 50 years. He brought many of his nephews, nieces, and neighbor kids to their first Packer games. This was something he was very proud of. Warren was a well-traveled sport enthusiast. He attended Super Bowl II, the Final Four in Seattle, the World Series in Minneapolis, professional golf tournaments in Minnesota and Florida, and traveled to watch his grandchildren participate in their sporting events. Warren not only loved his Packers but was also a diehard Cubs fan. Warren loved his church and served it in many ways throughout his life. Warren and Fern moved to Spooner, WI in 2008 to be closer to their children and grandchildren. Warren is survived by his wife Fern Anderson, son Jim (Teresa) Anderson of Spooner, and their children Kelly (Jared) Choate, Rob and Max; son Doug (Kathy) Anderson of Superior, and their children Josh and Jaydeen; and daughter Roxann (Mark) Nelson of Osceola and their children Jamie and Brett. Warren is also survived by his sisters Joyce Pultz of Niagara, Nyna (Jim) Hendricks of Niagara, , Karen (Jim) Faucett of Green Bay; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Warren was preceded in death by his parents Harry and Carolyn Anderson; his sister Beverly (Anderson) Rosenow; and other brother and sister-in laws.

"I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Anderson. I did not know him that long but WOW what a wonderful man. I worked at Benedictine Living Center and had the..." mary dubek (spooner, WI)

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