SHERMAN - Michael Wayne Anderson entered this life on Feb. 28, 1971 in Dallas, Texas to Johnnie and Susan Anderson and went into the presence of his Lord and Savior on Monday, April 1, 2013 at the age of 42.
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Michael proudly served with the U.S. Army from 1989 to 1992. He fought during Desert Storm with the Army 82nd Airborne. Michael married Susan Rector Nelson on Oct. 28, 2000 in Grayson County. Michael had been employed at Kohl's in McKinney and Sherman as an Assistant Manager for six years. He and his family are members of North Park Baptist Church. Michael's passion were hunting, fishing and being outdoors. He especially loved his family and the time spent with all of them.
Michael is survived by his wife, Susan; son Conner Anderson; stepdaughters, Rachel Nelson, and Courtney Frimann and husband Nate; and granddaughter, Cassidy, all of Sherman; parents, Johnnie and Susan Anderson of Atoka, Okla.; brother, Randy Anderson and wife Stephanie of Celina; nephew, Wes Anderson of Celina; parents-in-law, Carey and Carolyn Rector of Sherman; brother-in-law, Dwight Rector and wife Dana; and nephew, Brent; and niece Niki of Keller; and several aunts, uncles and close friends.
Services to celebrate Michael's life will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, at Waldo Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor David Murphy of North Park Baptist Church officiating and Pastor Jason Thurston of First Baptist Church assisting. Interment will follow at Crystal Cemetery in Crystal, Okla. with Bobby Stegman, Kenneth Standard, John Johnson, Mike Williams, Bert Haas, and Mark Williams serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer is Clarence Stockton.
Military funeral honors will be performed at the cemetery by the Ft. Sill Honor Guard, Lawton, Okla.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Mike Anderson Cancer Benefit Fund at American Bank of Texas in memory of Mike.
An online register may be signed at www.waldofuneralhome.com.
Services are under the direction of Waldo Funeral Home.
Published in The Herald Democrat on Apr. 2, 2013