Anderson, Vincent Raymond "Vinnie" age 86 of Wayzata, born July 11, 1927 in St. Paul, MN to Carl and Martha (Johanson) Anderson, went home to Jesus on August 18, 2013. Vince was an amazing husband, father, grand- father and friend. He is a retired electrical engineer from Honeywell and served in the Navy during WWII. Vince was a member of the Twin City Radio Controllers group. He grew up in Clarkfield, attended St Peter high school and graduated from the University of Minnesota. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Virginia Burnett Anderson (Vickie); children, Martha (Tom) Reis, Audrey (John) Fox, Nancy (Jim) Nelson, Joan (Andrew) Powell; sister, Aina and brother-in-law, Roger Boraas; sister-in-law, Caroline Anderson; grandchildren, Erin, Emily, David, Nelson, Isaiah, Elliot, Clayton, Griffin, Lily and Ryker; great-grandchildren, Hailee, Gabrielle and Ella; extended family, Graham and Diane Vermooten and their sons, Ryan and Shane from South Africa. Preceded in death by his parents; brother, Delwin Anderson; sisters, Margaret Dahlgren and Miriam Nielsen; sister-in-law, Evelyn Anderson; brother-in-laws, Charles Dahlgren and Myron Nielsen. Memorial service is August 25 at 3 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 3745 Shoreline Drive, Navarre, MN 55391 (952) 471-8433; gathering of family and friends beginning at 2 p.m., meal to follow the service. In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Habitat for Humanity. Interment will be at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Peace Garden.
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.