October 26, 1943 - October 25, 2019
PIERCE -- Funeral service for Russel J. Anderson, 75, of Pierce will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the Christ Lutheran Church in Pierce with Rev. Cara Jensen officiating. Interment will be at the Prospect View Cemetery, Pierce. Visitation will be held 4:00-7:00 p.m., Monday, Oct. 28, also at the Christ Lutheran Church. Russel passed away Friday, October 25, 2019 at the Heritage of Bel-Air Nursing Home in Norfolk. Stonacek Memorial Chapel in Pierce is in charge of the arrangements. Born Oct. 26, 1943, in Pierce, Russel J. Anderson was the son of John and Rosella (Koehler) Anderson. He was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Pierce. He attended School District 8 and Zion Lutheran School before graduating from Pierce High School in 1962. After high school, Russel was in the National Guard for six years and married Marlene Wragge on Aug. 25, 1963, at Christ Lutheran Church in Pierce. Russel worked at Kolterman Farm Equipment in rural Pierce, and he lived and farmed north of Pierce most of his life. Russel enjoyed fishing with his grandkids, tractor pulls, working, rodeos and tinkering with tractors. Russel always loved farming with his boys and their families. Russel enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandkids, with anything they were doing. He was a member at Christ Lutheran Church in Pierce, the Farmers Co-op board and past president, and past president of the church council. Survivors include his spouse of 56 years, Marlene Anderson of Pierce; his sons, Jeff (Lisa) Anderson of Pierce and Troy (Lindsay) Anderson of Pierce; his grandchildren, Quentin Anderson, Carter Anderson, Kelton Anderson, Colter Anderson and Kate Anderson; his brother-in-law, Dennis (Betty) Wragge of Pierce; his niece, Denice (Bill) Hansen of Pierce and their children, Bridger and Daley. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Rosella; a brother, Randal Anderson; a grandson, Kalvin Anderson; and his in-laws, Herman and Verlyn Wragge. Casket bearers will be Russel’s grandchildren: Quentin Anderson, Carter Anderson, Kelton Anderson, Colter Anderson and Kate Anderson. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.stonacekfuneralchapel.com.
PIERCE -- Funeral service for Russel J. Anderson, 75, of Pierce will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the Christ Lutheran Church in Pierce with Rev. Cara Jensen officiating. Interment will be at the Prospect View Cemetery,... View Obituary & Service Information
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