Michael Allen Anderson, 65, of Clarkfield, died on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. Memorial services were held on Monday, September 24 at 11:00 a.m. at Clarkfield Lutheran Church. Visitation with the family was held one hour prior to services at the church on Monday.
Michael Allen Anderson was born in Clarkfield on February 3, 1953 to Monrud “Monk” and Catherine “Kate” (Halvorson) Anderson. He was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Montevideo. He attended Clarkfield High School and graduated in 1971. Mike proudly entered the U.S. Navy in 1972 and served on the U.S.S. Enterprise until 1974.
He married Jeanie Larson at the Clarkfield Lutheran Church on September 11, 1976. They were blessed with four children. Mike enjoyed farming his entire life. Starting with his father in 1975 and then solely in 1999. He loved to golf, bowl and fish. He loved his children and grandchilden and enjoyed all of the many trips to their homes with the camper. Mike had a great sense of humor that only his closest would understand! His humor and laugh will be missed by all.
Mike is survived by his wife, Jeanie, of 42 years; children: Melinda (Nick) Hagen, Raymond, Melissa (Jason) Mielke, Rush City, Melanie (Jason) Baures, Grasston; grandchildren: Gavin and Kooper Hagen, Shyanne, Dylan, Dalton, Daniel, Jameson, and Madilynn Mielke, Jon, Charlie, and Jack Baures; mother: Kate Anderson, Montevideo; sister: Cynthia Anderson, Montevideo; niece Jessica Anderson, Clarkfield; and many more nieces and nephews and extended family. He was preceded in death by his dad, Monk; son, Jason; father and mother-in law, Velmin and Amy Larson; and sister-in-law, Maren Larson. Arrangements are with Anderson - TeBeest Funeral Home of Montevideo.