Herman "Andy" Anderson

October 13, 1912October 23, 2012

Herman "Andy" Anderson died on October 23, 2012 at Fraser Meadows Manor in Boulder. He was born in Mullan, Idaho on October 13, 1912 to Hannah and Klaus Anderson. He is survived by his loving wife, Mariette, with whom he celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary last November; children Patricia Petersen of North Kingstown, RI, Janis George of Chattaroy, WA, Richard "Dick" Anderson of Coral Gables, FL, and Robert "Bobby" Anderson of La Quinta, CA; 8 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Andy graduated from Washington State University in Chemistry in 1935 and worked for Dow Chemical Company in Midland, Michigan until 1951 when they transferred him to the Rocky Flats plant as Manager of Labs. Besides family activities he was an Elder of the First Presbyterian Church, on the Community Hospital Board, and also belonged to the Lions Club of Boulder, the Society for Non-Destructive Testing, the American Chemical Society and Boulder Country Club.

Andy was an excellent athlete, enjoying golf and skiing well into his 90's. He took special pride in watching his sons during their football years at BHS, CU, the Miami Dolphins and the Denver Broncos.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at First Presbyterian Church of Boulder. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to HospiceCare of Boulder and Broomfield Counties or First Presbyterian Church of Boulder.

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November 6, 2012

November 5, 2012

Mariette and Family:

We are saddened by the loss of your lovely Andy. May God comfort and strengthen you and your family. You have our deepest condolences. We worked with Andy at Rocky Flats.

Jerry & Jan Heinz, Midland, MI

Tom and Nancy Porter

October 31, 2012

Our prayers are with your entire family.

Mary Cartwright

October 30, 2012

Mariette & Family
We are sorry to learn of Andy's passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time and may your memories help to celebrate Andy's life.
June Scofield & Mary Cartwright

Larry Crowley

October 28, 2012

Bobby. I just read your Dad's obituary. What a fine man. Enjoyed seeing you and Ron Scott at the reception.

Ken & Marlene Patterson

October 28, 2012

We were very sad to hear that Great Grandpa Anderson had passed away. We were fortunate that our paths crossed during his long and active life. If only we could all play golf into our 90's. His legacy will live on as will the memories. Seventy-five years of marriage is absolutely amazing in and of itself. Our thoughts and prayers to the family.

Diane & John Briggle

October 27, 2012

Your family are in our thoughts and prayers. How wonderful that Andy was able to celebrate his 100th birthday with all of you, his loved ones.
Diane Heberlein Briggle and John Briggle

October 27, 2012

To the Anderson family from the Craven clan, our deepest sympathy on the loss of your dad, Andy. You're in our thoughts. Take care.
Tony and Bobbie Craven

Roland and Sandy Rudosky

October 27, 2012

Our sympathy goes out to the Anderson Family with the recent passing of Andy. My father, Joe, had many enjoyable years working with Andy. What a great man he was.

Mary Lynne Cameron

October 26, 2012

What a tremendous loss to our community. Andy was such a wonderful person! All of us send our condolences.

October 26, 2012

I am so sorry to learn of your father's passing. I hope that your many wonderful memories of your times together will help you and your family during this difficult passage. On behalf of my mother and I, please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Helen Perry and Carol Perry McDonald