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Donald H. Anderson
  • In honor of Donald, contributions may be made to Sled Wings Hockey- care of Mary Free Bed Hospital or International Steward.

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“My "big" brother Don will be missed by all of his remaining siblings. We all hve great memories of him. Don was the fourth son of eleven boys. I...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Ray and Norma Posthumus - Jenison, MI

“I am honored to be the eldest cousin in the Anderson Clan. ........ 65 years young! My Dad is Chuck, Uncle Don's oldest brother. I feel like a...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Anderson Lamoreaux - CA

“Kim & I are truly saddened by Mr. Anderson's passing. He truly was an amazing person. He was always so kind and considerate to us that we always...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Chris & Kim Cobb - Gaines Twp., MI

“Don & I started to do things together 1935/6at Walker Station. We went to Mission Cov. Church(Swedish) on Sunday, thanks to a farmer, Clarence...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Charles N. Anderson - Grand Ledge, MI

“I had the privilege to be part of the Anderson family and call him Grandpa Anderson for 10 years. He was a kind and caring person to everyone and to...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Jason Waichum - Pierson, MI

“Prayers to the family. His brother Ike was my grandfather, his niece Karen is my mother. May you find peace and many hugs and prayers to you all. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Katie (O'Neil) Fisher - Richmond, VA

“Praying for you, Kris, Rob, the boys and their ladies, and all the great grands as you move through the business of viewings and ceremonies...may...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Wayne and Jan - Marion, IN

“I had the privilege of knowing Don not only as a friend, but as a trusted supplier in the tool and die business during the 1980 - 90's. Men with his...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: ALAN ROUSH - LOWELL, MI - FRIEND

“Like Uncle Don, President John F. Kennedy served in the US Navy. Over 50 years ago, President Kennedy coined the word sticktoitiveness...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Mark Anderson - Atlanta, GA

“Don Anderson was treasured as a Uncle and a family friend. I fondly recall as a young kid how he would visit his Brother's family (Bernard and Audrey...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Bernard (Bernie) Anderson Jr - OK

Donald H. Anderson, age 86 went to be with his Lord, Sunday, March 24, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife Marilyn "Lynn" Anderson; son David Anderson; daughter-in-law Suzy Anderson; great grandchildren Meagan, Brady; parents Charles and Madge Anderson; brothers Billy, Floyd "David," Arthur, Bruce, Isaac, Howard. He will be lovingly remembered by his children Kristin (Robert) DeWard, Sue Ellen (Steven) Clark, Dan (Jodie) Anderson; grandchildren Ryan (Rhonda), Nathan (Andrea) and Aaron (Stephanie) DeWard, Stephanie Clark, Betsy Clark (Jay Heasley) and Terri Sue (Warren) Prostko, Cameron, Tyler, Mitchell Anderson; great-grandchildren Rachel, Jenna, Jack, Noelle, Micah, Caleb David; siblings Charles, Rodger (Barbara), Richard, Earl (Audrey), Norma (Ray) Posthumus, Carol (Paul) Schelling, sister-in-laws Bernice, Gerry, Mary, Nancy, Beverly; brother-in-law Danford (Doris) Richmond; daughter-in-law Debra Anderson; many nieces and nephews.

Don served in the U. S. Navy on the U.S.S. Goodhue as a motor machinist from 1944-46. After serving in the Navy he met Marilyn Richmond, got married in 1948 and lived in Lansing, MI. Don was a tool and die maker for GM for a period of time, after which they moved to Wyoming, MI. Don then went on to work for Good Steel, Inc. in sales. In 1975 he started his own business, United Steel Service. In the mid-1980s Don changed the name to Anderson Metal Service to represent his family's involvement in the business. In 2002 the family business concluded at which time Don finished his sales career representing Alro Steel Corporation. Don enjoyed playing golf and fishing with his brothers, spending time on his pontoon boat with his family of which family always came first.

Visitation with the family will be held from 2 - 4pm and 6 - 8pm, Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Cook Funeral (West) 4235 Prairie St SW, Grandville. Funeral service will be held at 10:30am Thursday, March 28th at Kentwood Community Church – 1200 60th Street SE, Kentwood with Pastor Chuck Roost officiating. Interment will be at Grandville Cemetery. In honor of Donald, contributions may be made to Sled Wings Hockey- care of Mary Free Bed Hospital or International Steward. The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at