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In Memory of Daniel Anderson

Visitation

Friday from 4 until 8PM at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Baldwin and one hour prior to the service at church on Saturday morning

Funeral Services

11AM Saturday October 1st at Roberts United Church of Christ

Daniel Lee Anderson age 42 of Baldwin, formerly of Roberts, died as a result of an automobile accident on Wednesday, September 28 2011 near Hudson.  Dan was born on October 27, 1968 in Red Wing, Minnesota; the son of George A. Anderson and Velma J. (Beenken) Sobottka. He was raised in Roberts where he attended St. Croix Central School. He enlisted in the military and completed basic training with the US Naval Reserves. He went on to attend the University of Wisconsin – Superior and UW – River Falls. Dan was formerly married to Sherry Ann Lloyd and was blessed with two amazing sons.

Many remember Dan as an excellent salesman who worked many years for Dave Holt Ford (Hudson Ford-Mercury) as well as Anderson Ford in Baldwin. He was a gifted salesman who was recognized by corporate Ford for his number of sales as top manager in the region. He was a devout Green Bay Packer backer and Milwaukee Brewers fan. He also enjoyed movies, golfing, and throwing darts with friends. He had a great memory and enjoyed playing trivia games. His greatest rewards were his family. Spending time with his sons at the cabin at Jellystone in Warrens gave him the utmost pleasure. He was a gentle giant with a kind and gentle heart and was always there to help family and friends.

Dan will remain in the hearts of his sons, Connor and Evan; mother, Velmie (David) Sobottka; father, George Anderson; brother, Brian “Skunk” Anderson; sisters, Shelly (Joe) Newton, Julie Conley, Monica (Phillip) Gehrman; nieces Tracee Anderson, Sara Genson, Nicole Larson, and Amber Larson; nephews Dustin Anderson, Nathan Newton, and Lucas Newton. He is preceded in death by his aunts, Delphine Watermiller, Marvella Overback; and Uncles Don Beenken and Russell Beenken.

Funeral Celebration of Life for Daniel Lee Anderson will be 11:00AM on Saturday, October 1st at Roberts Congregational United Church of Christ, with Pastor Delbert Permann officiating. Burial will follow in the Warren Cemetery in Roberts. Visitation will be on Friday from 4:00-8:00PM at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Baldwin, and one hour prior to the service at church on Saturday morning. To honor Dan’s favorite teams, come dressed in Green Bay Packer or Milwaukee Brewer apparel. Memorials are preferred. 

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