Darwin Anderson

August 20, 2011

Darwin Anderson

Funeral Services: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at the Steen Funeral Home in Massena with burial at the Atlantic Cemetery in Atlantic, Iowa.

Family Visitation: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Steen Funeral Home in Massena.

Open Visitation: Tuesday, August 23, 2011, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Steen Funeral Home in Massena.

Memorials: To the family.

Darwin "Andy" F. Anderson was born on March 18, 1944 in Atlantic, Iowa, the son of Adolph Gustav and Lillie (Sorensen) Anderson. He passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2011, in Greenfield, Iowa at the age of 67.

Darwin was raised in Massena, Iowa and graduated from Massena High School in 1961. On August 7, 1965 he was united in marriage to Patricia Ann Anderson in Atlantic, Iowa. To this union three sons were born: Doug, Chris, and Joe.

Darwin lived in Des Moines from 1961 until 1972 when he moved to Greenfield and had lived there ever since. He was a Program Administrator for the Iowa Workforce Development. He retired in May of 1999 after thirty seven and one half years. After his retirement he worked part time for Leander Electric.

He enjoyed drag racing, hunting, cards, crossword puzzles, suduko, casinos, growing tomatoes and loved spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, David; niece, Davane Corcoran and nephew, Rick Leander.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Anderson of Greenfield; three sons, Doug Anderson and wife Janet of Redfield, Chris Anderson and wife Kristie of Adel and Joe Anderson and wife Amber of Des Moines; six grandchildren, Brad, Rachel, Olivia, Chase, Oliver, and Ingrid; brother, Dan Anderson of Glenwood; sisters, DeLoy Cannon of Greenfield and DeLaine Erickson of Cumberland; uncle, Ray Sorensen and wife Eileen of Fontanelle; other relatives and friends.

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