Justin Arnold Anderson 17, passed away peacefully Wednesday Nov. 15, 2006 at Madigan Army Hospital at Fort Lewis, WA following a lengthy illness.
He was born May 4, 1989 at Fort Polk, LA to Douglas and Lori (Pannkuk) Anderson.
Justin spent most of his child hood with his family in Colorado Springs, CO. In 2000 they moved to Mannheim, Germany. Then in 2001 they moved to their hometown of Adna, WA.
Justin was a senior at Adna High School and wanted to be a 5th generation graduate of Adna in June 2007.
Justin had many interests including; playing games on both his XBOX and computer with his brother Joey, friend Caleb Ladd and his cousin Ryan Nelson. He enjoyed playing the Trumpet in the school band, hunting deer and elk with his Father Doug Anderson, Grandfather Ralph Anderson and his cousin Mathew Graham, playing backyard baseball at the monthly Anderson family gatherings, listening to music on his iPod and watching movies with his family . His favorite movie was the Lord Of The Rings trilogy. He enjoyed watching the T.V. series House and Heroes. Justin also loved spending time with his family and especially enjoyed driving his little red Honda civic.
Justin, I want to tell you how much I loved you and how SO proud I am of you. You fought so hard and always kept a positive attitude, even at you lowest moments. You are the most courageous and inspirational person I have ever met in my life. You taught me so much. You will always be my baby and will always be in my heart. I will miss you every second of everyday for the rest of my life. I love you so much and I look forward to the day I will see you in Heaven. Rest in peace baby, your pain is over. Love Mom.
Justin is survived by his parents Doug and Lori Anderson, brothers Joey and Austin Anderson and sister, Krysta Anderson all of Adna. Grandparents are Ralph and Jan Anderson of Adna, Karen an Brad Norman of Adna, Tony and Pam Pannkuk o Tenino, Rosemary Strand of Lacey, Great Grandparents Genevieve Wall of Chehalis, Ardelle Spute of Lacey and numerous Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.
A celebration of Justin's life will be held at Bethel Church in Chehalis on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 2:00 p.m. A graveside service will take place at the Claquato Cemetery at 3:30. Following which, a Luncheon is to be served at Bethel Church. At Justin and the family's request, casual and brightly colored clothing is appropriate for those attending Justin's service.
Donations may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Cancer Research Center or to the Justin Anderson Benefit account at Twin Star Credit Union.
Arrangements under the direction of Newell-Hoerling's Chapel, Centralia.
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This obituary was originally published in The Chronicle Newspaper.