Marvin Lee Anderson

February 19, 1951January 5, 2011

Marvin Anderson, 59, died on Wednesday, January 5, at his home in Elkhart. Visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, at Ankeny Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m., Monday, January 10, 2011 at Ankeny Funeral Home with burial at Elkhart Cemetery.

Marvin was born February 19, 1951in Omaha, NE to Wayne and Dorothy Anderson. He lived in Coleridge, NE before moving to Elkhart, IA. Marvin worked for Northway Well and Pump Company in Waukee for over 20 years, and also owned Anderson Well and Pump Company for over ten years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and watching NASCAR races.

Survivors include his three daughters, Christy (Joe) Gering of Chandler, AZ, Renae Foster of West Des Moines, and Tera Anderson of Ankeny; mother, Dorothy Anderson of Coleridge, NE; grandchildren, Kayla, Hannah, Brennan, Joshua, McKenzie, Desiree, and Deion; brother, Dennis; and sisters, Alice, Sharon, and Sandy. He is preceded in death by his wife, Carol Anderson; father, Wayne Anderson; son, Chad Anderson; and brothers, Dale, David and Roger Anderson.


  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, January 10, 2011
  • Visitation Sunday, January 9, 2011

Marvin Lee Anderson

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Marilyn and Roger Kudera

January 12, 2011

Thinking of you, Sandy.Take care.

January 11, 2011

Our deepest sympathy goes out to the whole family during this time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Dave and Rhonda Whalen Norfolk

Terri Flege

January 10, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Dave & Sherry Spencer

January 10, 2011

Our prayers are with you through this difficult time. May God be with you all. your friends Dave and Sherry Spencer-Chariton Ia. Sorry we couldn't be there for you but we are with you in thought and prayers.

January 9, 2011

You have our deepest sympathy. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time of your loss. Randy and Shirley Graf (Randolph,Ne.)

Gary Calhoon

January 8, 2011

Christy, Tera, Renae: As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. And remember, I will always be there for you.

January 8, 2011

Christy,Tera,and Renee. During this difficult time,may the comfort of God's loving arms carry you through the quiet moments, and bring you peace. Your dad loved you very much. Treasure all the good memories. Love Uncle Dean and Aunt Sharon

Paul and Debbie Dennis

January 8, 2011

Cristy,Tera,Renae we love you all and we are sorry for your loss. Now your dad is back with your mom and at peace. We all have such good memories of the past with all of you and we will always be there for all of you.
Love Paul and Debbie

Kyle Barr

January 8, 2011

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.