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Michael B. Anderson, MD
October 19, 1952 - November 18, 2020

YUKON
Michael Blake Anderson – beloved husband, father, Papa, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, friend – passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, in the early hours of the morning in Oklahoma City. Born in Miami, OK to John G. and Emma E. (Hill) Anderson. Michael grew up alongside his three brothers in Claremore and Broken Arrow, OK. When he was 17 years old, he volunteered for the United States Army after completing high school. His mother agreed to sign giving permission for him to enlist. After completing his Tour of Duty, Vietnam, in 1971, and the Oklahoma National Guard until 1973, he pursued college with the dreams of becoming a physician.
Michael was educated at The University of Oklahoma (MD, 1979). He completed his Family Practice Residency at Garfield County Family Practice Residency Program, Enid, OK 1980 – 1982.
Dr. Anderson worked for Mercy Health Canadian County in Yukon, OK from 2004 to his passing. Previous work assignments include McBride Clinic, Saints Occupational Health Center, Saints Family Health Center, Meridian Occupational Health Center, Springer Clinic and Central Oklahoma Medical Group. Dr. Anderson deeply cherished his colleagues and patients. He had many early mornings and long nights making sure that each one of his patients was thoroughly cared for.
Dr. Anderson was a member of the Bethany First Church of the Nazarene and was president elect of his Sunday School class. He was also a proud member of the Choctaw Nation. He has been described by many as being exceedingly kind, compassionate, a great conversationalist, a generous and loving man, by his family, friends, colleagues, and patients. He always had a good joke and a smile on his face. He embraced and cherished every moment of life. Dr. Anderson was a loving husband who adored his wife, children, and grandchildren. He always had time to lend an ear and to counsel and support those he loved. He celebrated the success of those around him and would make it known that he was everyone's number one fan. He was our beloved "Papa" who shared his love so freely and had no hesitation expressing his pride in his children and grandchildren. He sat through hours of graduations, vocal concerts, theatrical plays, and ball games. He never told his grandchildren, "no." His favorite activities included reading, puzzles, endless bingo games and traveling, his favorite place being San Diego. He will be very deeply missed by everyone.
Dr. Anderson was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents; his parents, John G. Anderson, Jr. and Emma E. Sanders; an aunt and two uncles; and one stepson, Charles L. Labadie.
Dr. Anderson is survived by his wife, Donna; two daughters, Cynthia Glover (Chuck) and Debora Leister (Steve); two sons, Michael Labadie and Philip Anderson; grandchildren, Paige and Grace Wilhite, Sophia and Ava Glover, Jessica, Megan, Sara, Ryan, and Robert Wally, Gage and Savannah Labadie; his brothers, Dr. Mitchell Anderson (Becky), David Anderson (Marsha), and Donald Anderson (Perry Daugherty); his aunt, Doris Thompson-Birkey (Dr. Tom Birkey); and a host of cousins.
A Memorial Service will be held at Bethany Nazarene Church in Bethany, OK on Monday, November 23 at 2 p.m. The service will be recorded and available to watch on his obituary page at www.mercer-adams.com
In lieu of flowers, Dr Anderson's family would be grateful for donations in his honor to Mercy Health Foundation at 13321 N. Meridian, Ste. 206, OKC, OK 73120, and a link at mercyhealthfoundation.net/communities/oklahoma-city/



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Published in Oklahoman on Nov. 22, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
NOV
23
Memorial service
02:00 PM
Bethany Nazarene Church
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December 1, 2020
Dr Anderson was my Doctor at Mercy Clinic in Yukon. He was the most kindness and compassionate Doctor I ever had. He always took time to listen what was wrong and going on in my life. He will be sadly missed.
Dorothy Chatman
Friend
December 1, 2020
My condolence to the family. He was my primary care physician for 2 years. I agree that he was very attentive to his patient. I shall miss the joy, and encouragement that he provided. He became a friend.
Anthony Glenn Moorehead Sr.
December 1, 2020
I worked with Dr Anderson as his medical assistant at COMG. He was always ready to teach and share his love of medicine. He is one of the reason I am a registered nurse. He encouraged me to continue my education. He will be missed..
Candis Slayter
November 30, 2020
Many of my extended and immediate family including myself were blessed to be patients of Dr Anderson. He radiated with kindness and enthusiasm and we are truly sorry for your loss. He will be missed and our heartfelt condolences go out to his entire family and colleagues.
Laura Foree/Yolanda Ballesteros
November 30, 2020
Dr Anderson was the best doctor anyone could have, he cared for my entire family for years. I drove from Eufaula for each appointment because he was the best. He saved my daughter's life and there will be no replacing him. I cannot think of seeing another doctor, and wish there was something I could have done for him, he did so much for others. Dr. Anderson may you rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers for his family and friends....
David Landrum
Friend
November 27, 2020
Dr. Anderson will be missed. He was a wonderful man. He made me feel safe as his patient. He was also my friend. He shared stories about his grandchildren every time I had a appointment, as did I. So hard to find a doctor that you trust. I will truly miss him.
Vicky R Brodersen
November 25, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with the Anderson family in your loss. Mike and I were classmates in medical school and sat next to each other in our class “module” our first two years.I didn’t see him much during our clinical years.
I remember him as a great guy, I never saw him upset or angry at anyone or anything.
I’m very sad at his passing, but it sounds as if he had a wonderful life.

Alana (Kerns) Adair MD
Alana Adair MD
Classmate
November 24, 2020
I will miss this guy he was a good person at heart to everybody he new
Perry edgemon
Acquaintance
November 24, 2020
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Leann Serbousek
November 23, 2020
Please accept our deepest sympathy in your time of loss. We have been with Dr Anderson for over 20 years. He always met you with a smile. He would answer emails in a few hours, instead of days. We pray for God's healing power to heal your hearts. He is surely going to be missed by our family.
Leon & Debbie Gold
November 23, 2020
Jon and Paula Spatks
Friend
November 23, 2020
Dr. Anderson was my physician for years at Mercy Yukon. He was a great man, always friendly and kind. He really cared about his patients and made the extra effort when seeing me. I’ll miss him as my doctor.
Thoughts and payers for his family, friends and his staff. He will truly be missed.
B. Vande Lune
Acquaintance
November 23, 2020
You all are in our prayers. Dr Anderson was a awesome doctor and a wonderful friend. Love and compassionate doctor cared so much for his patients.
Deanna Craig
November 23, 2020
My condolences to Dr. Anderson´s family and friends. I was a new patient of his and was so relieved when I was in his care. I have a complicated medical history and I could tell right away that he was empathetic and has a genuine concern for his patients. I knew for the first time in a long time that I would be well taken of. My prayers go out for everyone who feel this loss.
Lyn Knowles
November 23, 2020
Dr. Anderson was one of the most kind, loving men I’ve ever known. My wife and I met him through my parents; they were patients of his. When we moved back home in 2015 he became our doctor. And more importantly our friend. We’ll dearly miss him, but have been so blessed to have him in our life.
Noel Crosswhite
Friend
November 23, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Alisha Dupuis
Friend
November 22, 2020
We've seen Dr Anderson for more than 20 years. I always knew he'd be irreplaceable. We are devastated. He was more than our doctor. He saved my husband's life three times because of his attentiveness and he's cared for my family like a very dear friend. Hugely missed.
Kathy Bryant
November 22, 2020
My husband (Oscar) and I started going to Dr. Anderson when he was at the Speed Professional Building in Mustang. Of all the doctors we have had in our lifetimes, he was our favorite. He was so compassionate and he was like family more than our doctor. His death came as a shock. Our prayers go out to his family that the Lord will give them the comfort they need at this time. We know he is with the Lord.
Suzanne Ball
November 22, 2020
We were devastated to hear the news about Dr. Anderson. He was my husband´s doctor (and my mother-in-law´s before that). He always answered our questions and concerns in such a kind way. He will be missed dearly! May God bless his family and hold them close during this challenging and incomprehensible time for them.
Nikki (and Sam) Craven
November 22, 2020
Our deepest condolences to all who loved Mike. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, doctor, and friend.
Bill and Barbara Wright
November 22, 2020
I lived next door to Mike and his brothers in Broken Arrow in the sixties, He was a great neighbor, we had a lot of backyard baseball and football games, my condolences to Mitch, David, Don and the rest of the family.
Gary L Skocdopole
November 22, 2020
My husband and I were patients when he was in Mustang, Oklahoma and at the Mercy Clinic in Yukon. He was a wonderful doctor, always kind and compassionate and took the time to really listen. We will miss him very much. His family and staff are in our prayers in the difficult days ahead.
Patricia Young
November 22, 2020
My condolences to Dr. Anderson´s family. He was the most caring and compassionate doctor I have ever met and he will definitely be missed by all his patients!
Eva Huizinga
November 21, 2020
My physician & friend of over 25 years will be deeply missed. The first time I met him I was 14 years old & he worked in the Speed Professional Building. He was truly the kindest & most compassionate man. I will miss the joke of the day he would tell me when I went in for my monthly visit & how he always asked about my kiddo. He just felt like family. No one will ever fill his shoes. My prayers are with the Anderson family during this difficult time.
Julie Summers
November 21, 2020
He was my doctor and friend for over 20 years. I will miss his caring attitude toward me. I could always count on him to help me.
Jeff Bohanan
Friend
November 21, 2020
My husband and I were patients when he was in Mustang, Oklahoma and at the Mercy Clinic in Yukon. He was a wonderful doctor, always kind and compassionate and took the time to really listen. He is missed! Prayers for his family and staff in the difficult days ahead.
Melody Turpin
November 21, 2020
I also grieved to hear of Michael's death. It was my privilege to be a colleague of his. He was a godly man and a very compassionate physician. We will all miss him.
My prayers are with his family in their great loss.

Ted Webb, MD
Ted Webb, MD
Coworker
November 21, 2020
So sorry for the loss of a wonderful person. Prayers and hugs for the family. He will be totally missed.
Leon and Marilynn White
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