Obit: Anderson, Delano R. (1933- 2008)

Surnames: Anderson, Jost, Manke,

----Source: Family Records


Anderson, Delano R. - Delano R. Anderson,age 75 of Wisconsin Dells died on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, at his home in Anchorage, Alaska. Del was born on Jan. 18, 1933, in La Crosse to Alex and Minerva (Jost) Anderson. After graduating from Alma Center High School he married Avis A. Frank on Sept. 12, 1952 in Humbird. They later divorced. On Dec. 19, 1964, he was united in marriage to Marie A. Manke in Arlington where they farmed until 1973 when they moved to Wisconsin Dells where Del became known for the quality 'other white meat' he produced and the delicious pig roasts that he and Marie would put on until their retirement in 1993. Del was actively involved in 4-H as a child and as an adult. He was a long-time member of the Columbia County Pork Producers and the Lake Mason Lions Club. He was also a member of Saint Paul' s Lutheran Church in Portage. Delis survived by his wife, Marie of Wisconsin Dells; and sons, Terry (Betty) of Wisconsin Dells, Jeffrey (Sheila) of Lodi, Patrick (Cindy) of Marshfield and Harold (Sharin) of Anchor Point, Alaska; and daughters, Debra (Jeff)and Barbara (Chuck) of Anchorage. He also leaves behind eight grandchildren, Jennifer, Stephanie, Nicole, B.J., Austin, Carolyn, Chloe and Tyler; two great grandchildren, Emily and Zachary as well as the many friend she made, whether home or traveling. He was predeceased in death by his parents; and brother, Nathan. Friends and family are invited to join in a celebration of Del' s life at the KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HALL, 918 Silver Lake Drive, Portage from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday,Dec. 6, 2008. In lieu of flowers the family asks that, if you wish,you may make a donation in his name to the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association or your local 4-H club.



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