Dennis Anderson, 67, Albert LeaPublished 9:33am Monday, April 1, 2013
Funeral services for Dennis Dean Anderson, 67, of Albert Lea will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. Curtis Zieske will officiate. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.
Dennis died on Saturday, March 30, 2013, at his home after a long battle with COPD.
Dennis Dean Anderson was born on April 16, 1945, in Albert Lea, the son of Johnny Bergland and Maxine Anderson. He grew up and went to school in Albert Lea. On Nov. 18, 1967, he was united in marriage to Joan Helgerson in Mason City. Dennis worked as a supervisor at Universal Co-Op Tire Warehouse. He enjoyed traveling in his motorhome, going gambling and, most of all, spending time with his children and grandchildren. Blessed be his memory.
Survivors include his wife, Joan; his children, Cammi Anderson and special friend Steve Allison of Northwood and Jamey (Sara) Anderson of Albert Lea; grandchildren, Season Anderson and special friend Poncho Lira of Thompson, Iowa, Lark Anderson of Emmons and Alexis, J.D. and Jacey Anderson of Albert Lea; great-grandchildren, Journey and Justice, both of Buffalo Center; sisters Karen Mazzucca of Colorado, Edith Olson of Illinois, Diane Olson of California; brothers Curtis “Corky” (Bonnie) Anderson of Albert Lea, Billy Anderson of Albert Lea and Ronnie Anderson of California; father-in-law Arnold Helgerson Sr.; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Wayne (Carol) Helgerson of Texas, JoAnn Goskeson of Albert Lea and Arnold (Robin) Helgerson, Jr. of Albert Lea; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Dennis was preceded in death by his parents; his loving grandmother Hazel who raised him; brothers, Gary, Virgil, Darrell and Paul; sisters, Mary Lou, Violet and Doris; mother-in-law, Ellen Helgerson; sister-in-law, Cindy Larsen; and his brother-in-law, Jon Goskeson.
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the Mayo Clinic Health System Hospice.