James Christopher Anderson

Image-13312James Christopher Anderson, 81, of Clearwater, MN was 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 and 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) and Mark Jackman, Gabriel (Abby) and Alexander (Krista) Barnett, James, Reese and Eric Anderson, Rebecca and Janelle Sauter, James Anderson, Shane (Serena) and Shannon (Cassandra) Scott, Jeremy Scott, Theodore (Katie), Caitlin and Sarah Scott; great grandchildren, Ava Grace and Uriah Barnett, Sophie (Sauter) Jewett, Stella Jackman, Gaige, Paris and Jaden, Trey, Eden, Kyndell and Isaac, Trenton and Kaden Scott; many nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
Memorial service 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 17 at Faith Lutheran Church, 2039 127th St. NW, Monticello. Pastor Jim Tetlie will preside. Private Interment.