Bruce E. Anderson


Birth: December 6th, 1929
Death: January 19th, 2017
Age: 87 years
Residence:Pigeon
High School:Pigeon High School - 1948
Survived By: his wife, Gail; daughters, Sue Ellen (Andrew) Riesterer of Sterling Heights and Kelly Lynn Anderson of Caro; daughter-in-law Pat Anderson of Pigeon; grandchildren, Bryan Anderson, Allison (Benjamin) Roundtree, Joseph Riesterer, and Carly Riesterer; brother Albertus of Grand Rapids; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; infant daughter Elizabeth Louise; son Kurt; and brothers, Victor, Russell, and J. Wayne.
Affiliations: Bruce was a farmer throughout his lifetime, retiring in 1995. He was a former member of MMPA, the Farm Bureau, and Pigeon Lions Club. Bruce enjoyed bowling and golfing, and absolutely loved watching sports. He was a member of Hayes United Methodist Church.

    Bruce E. Anderson, age 87 of Pigeon, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Huron Medical Center, Bad Axe.

    He was born at home in Caseville Township on December 6, 1929, the son of Charles and Lottie (Limberger) Anderson.  He graduated from Pigeon High School in 1948.

     On February 8, 1958 he was united to Gail F. Ricker at Owendale Methodist Church, and had been married almost 59 years.

    Bruce was a farmer throughout his lifetime, retiring in 1995. He was a former member of MMPA, the Farm Bureau, and Pigeon Lions Club. Bruce enjoyed bowling and golfing, and absolutely loved watching sports.  He was a member of Hayes United Methodist Church.

    He is survived by his wife, Gail; daughters, Sue Ellen (Andrew) Riesterer of Sterling Heights and Kelly Lynn Anderson of Caro; daughter-in-law Pat Anderson of Pigeon; grandchildren, Bryan Anderson, Allison (Benjamin) Roundtree, Joseph Riesterer, and Carly Riesterer; brother Albertus of Grand Rapids; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his parents; infant daughter Elizabeth Louise; son Kurt; and brothers, Victor, Russell, and J. Wayne.

    The funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Meyersieck-Bussema Funeral Home, Pigeon, with Pastor Matthew Chapman officiating. Burial will be in Caseville Township Cemetery.

    Memorials may be made to Hayes United Methodist Church or Leader Dogs for the Blind.

    Please share memories online at MeyersieckBussemaFuneralHome.com

 

VISITATION AT MEYERSIECK-BUSSEMA FUNERAL HOME:

            Monday, January 23                                 2-8 p.m.

            Tuesday, January 24                               10 a.m. until service at 11 a.m.

     



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