James Christopher Anderson

OBITUARY - James Christopher Anderson


ANDERSON, James Christopher, 81, Clearwater – born: September 28, 1932 in Nelson County, North Dakota (Petersburg) to Gerhardt and Rosella (Tangen) Anderson.  Moved to Finley, N.D. at age 5 and was raised on a farm near Finley for 12 years at attended Finley School.  Korean War Veteran U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division.  Member of Clearwater Legion and Monticello VFW #8731.  Member Carpenters Union #1644.  Preceded in death by his parents, siblings; son in-law, Michael Johnson; step-son, Keith Scott.  He will be deeply missed by his loving wife of 50 years, Viola; children, Barbara (Dave) Jackman, Cheryl Johnson, James (Christine) Anderson, Vickie (Kelly Sauter) Anderson, Jeffery Anderson; step-children, Vern (Cathy) Scott, Bruce (Janice) Scott, Sue Scott, Donald Medenwaldt, Bonita (Wayne) Ringate; grandchildren, Samantha, Joseph (Kelsey) & Mark Jackman, Gabriel (Abby) & Alexander (Krista) Barnett, James, Reese & Eric Anderson, Rebecca & Janelle Sauter, James Anderson; Shane (Serena) & Shannon (Cassandra) Scott, Jeremy Scott, Theodore (Katie), Caitlin & Sarah Scott; great grandchildren; Ava Grace & Uriah Barnett, Sophie (Sauter) Jewett, Stella Jackman; Gaige, Paris & Jaden, Trey, Eden, Kyndell & Isaac, Trenton & Kaden Scott; many nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.  Memorial Service  11:00am Thursday, April 17 at Faith Lutheran Church, 2039 127th St. NW, Monticello.  Pastor Jim Tetlie will preside.  Private Interment.


NEW BIG LAKE BOUTIQUE OWNERS are Beth Koch, Shanna Romsdahl and Aadra Mielke.

FROM HOLLYHOCK FARM near Becker, Teresa Kukowski and her alpaca Francine have beautiful eyes and make beautiful garments from alpaca wool.

(L to R) Michelle Garcia and Steve Karel, two of the newest faces at the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, are looking forward to the opening of the Oak Savanna Learning Center in October. (Photo by Aleah Stenberg)

VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE Big Lake’s Knowledge Bowl Team made their very first trip to state last week and came home with sixth place medals. Team members are (from the left), Jake Dickinson, Jack Flicker, Peter Wallace, Tim Poffenberger and Jacob Block. The team is coached by Teacher Angela McCormack. (Submitted photo).