|Birth: ||Jan. 10, 1939|
Jack Duane Anderson was born on January 10, 1939, in Yuma, Colorado, to Ralph and Norma (Hendrix) Anderson. He grew up on the family ranch south of Yuma with his older sister Barbara and his younger brother Larry. Jack attended country schools until going to Yuma for High School, graduating in 1956. Jack married Marge Lee from Montrose in 1958 and lived in Yuma. They had three daughters – Brenda, Susan and Michele. While in Yuma, Jack started working for Elmer Baucke's electrical business.
Jack and Marge moved their family to Sterling in 1964. Jack continued to work for an electrical business until 1969 - when he started his own electrical contracting business, Anderson Electric Construction. While in Sterling, he continued to run cattle and farm with his dad and brother on the Yuma farm. During that era, he also learned to fly and loved taking trips in his Cessna.
He semi-retired from electrical contracting in 1994, when he and Marge returned to Yuma to continue in the cattle and agriculture business. He continued to stay busy on the ranch and loved running after his grandkids activities until his death.
Jack is survived by his wife of nearly 54 years, Marjorie, his daughters Brenda Frank of Greeley, Susan Kruse and husband Dan of Fort Collins, and Michele Staggs and husband Scott of Yuma; brother Larry Anderson & Karen of Yuma; Grandchildren Shannon Allard and husband Dave of Fort Collins, Courtney Whalen and husband Dan of Fort Collins, Tanner Frank of Greeley, Dusty Kruse of Eaton, Krista Kruse of Fort Collins, Jackie and Tommy Staggs of Yuma; Great Grandchildren Rowan Whalen and Davey Allard of Fort Collins. Brother-in-law Dale Stoops and Modesta of Sterling, Brother-in-law Brice Lee and wife Phyllis of Durango, Sister-in-law Harriette Walter and husband Dave of Wray, and Brother-in-law Jim Lee and wife Renee of Montrose. He also leaves many treasured nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was held on Friday, August 3, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at New Life Fellowship in Eckley, Colorado with David Stoops officiating. Interment followed at the Yuma Cemetery in Yuma, Colorado. Baucke Funeral Home directed the service.
Ralph M Anderson (1910 - 1992)
Norma P. Hendrix Anderson (1909 - 1981)
Created by: Carol Moore
Record added: Aug 09, 2012
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