Harry James “Jim” Anderson, 80, of Sumner and formerly of Hawkeye, died Saturday, January 30, 2016, at Community Memorial Hospital in Sumner.
Funeral Services will be held at United Methodist Church in Randalia on Friday, February 5, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Tony Ede officiating. Interment will follow at Dunham Grove Cemetery with military rites by Arnold-Rogers Post #312, American Legion of Hawkeye. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 4, at Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Hawkeye and for one hour preceding services at the church on Friday. Memorials may be directed to the family to be designated to a charity of their choice at a later date.
Jim Anderson, son of Harry LaVern and Cecil Mae (Appleman) Anderson, was born May 11, 1935, at the family farm in rural Hawkeye. He was baptized at the United Methodist Church in Randalia and received his education in the Randalia Schools. He served in the United States Army from 1957 to 1960 during the Korean conflict. On September 3, 1960 he was united in marriage with Nadine Poulson Lagerquist in Hannibal, Missouri. The couple farmed near Hawkeye for many years, retiring in the mid 1990’s. Jim enjoyed camping, reading, and listening to blue grass music.
Jim is survived by his wife, Nadine of Sumner; one daughter, Joanne (Don) Ede of Maynard; one son, Philip Lagerquist of Iowa Falls; eleven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Earl (Jacquie) Anderson of Hawkeye, three sisters, Faye Latta of Virginia, Margaret Vargason of Texas, and Mavis Kimbrell of Georgia.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by a son, Jack Anderson; a daughter, Kathy Wiedner, three infant children; and four brothers, Robert, Roy, Arthur, and David Anderson.