Sept. 11, 1936 – Nov. 8, 2013
Elvin M. Anderson, Jr., 77 of Vallejo, went to be with God and other family after a long illness. He graduated Vallejo Senior High School, Class of 1954. He served in the National Guard Reserves from 1959-1965. Elvin retired from Mare Island Naval Shipyard after 33 years of service in 1988. After retirement he got his contractor's license specializing in construction and woodworking. His love for wood working started in woodshop in Jr. High. He was also an avid bowler for many years, bowling in local leagues and traveling in tournaments.
Elvin is survived by his brother, Ronald Anderson (Judy); nieces, Shannon Anderson and Shaunna Wouda (Scott); great-nephew, Hayden Wouda; cousins, Jo Ann Herrs (Greg) and Dawn Frick; and longtime friends James Neely and Carol Roberts.
Elvin is preceded in death by his father, Elvin M. Anderson, Sr., and mother, Evelyn M. Anderson.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 3 to 7 p.m. Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. Pastor Su Schlagel will officiate. Both services and arrangements handled by Skyview Memorial Lawn, 200 Rollingwood Drive, Vallejo.