OBITUARY

Oscar L. Anders Jr.

September 5, 1931September 4, 2018
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Oscar L. Anders, Jr. September 5, 1931 – September 4, 2018 Oscar L. Anders, Jr., a loving husband and father, went to be with our Lord on the morning of September 4, 2018. Oscar was born in Memphis, Missouri on September 5, 1931, the son of Oscar L. and Emma Flo (Clifton) Anders. He graduated from Downing High School in 1949. Oscar met the love of his life, Laurene Brown, at the roller skating rink and they were married in 1954 at Akron, Colorado. Oscar was a farmer, a veteran of the Korean conflict, a handyman extraordinaire, and worked road construction/heavy equipment in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming which led to his career with the Colorado Department of Transportation. He also served on the Sanitation Board of Fountain, Colorado and sold real estate for many years. Oscar was an avid fisherman and loved to hunt. He is survived by his wife, Laurene Anders; children, Michael (Barbara) Anders, Linda (Bryan) Penfold, and Carolyn Anders; grandchildren, Molly (Daniel) Uffelman, Benjamin King Anders, William Penfold, and Emily Penfold; and great-grandchildren, Cameron and Madelynne. Also surviving are nephews and nieces including Eugene (Barbara) Winn, Margie McFarland, Sharon (Randy) Johns, and Coleen Farley. Oscar was preceded in death by his parents; three half-sisters, Jewel Winn, Opal Byrn, Marjorie Vasquez, and one half-brother Wilford “Jake” Anders. All services will be held at Dove-Witt Family Mortuary, 6630 South US Highway 85/87 in Fountain, Colorado, www.Dove-Witt.com A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to Fountain Valley Baptist Church, P.O. Box 237, Fountain, CO 80817.

  • FAMILY

  • Laurene Elaine Anders, Wife
  • Emma Flo Anders, Mother
  • Oscar L. Anders Sr., Father
  • Michael (Barbara) Anders, Son
  • Linda (Bryan) Penfold, Daughter
  • Carolyn Anders, Daughter
  • Molly (Daniel) Uffelman, Grandchild
  • Benjamin King Anders, Grandchild
  • William Penfold, Grandchild
  • Emily Penfold, Grandchild
  • Cameron and Madelynne, Great Grandchild

Services

  • Memorial Gathering Thursday, September 13, 2018
  • Memorial Service Friday, September 14, 2018
REMEMBERING

Oscar L. Anders Jr.

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Sher Snyder

September 21, 2018

I called him Oscar De La Renta after an expensive, wonderful perfume I love! He was a charming, good looking man but most of all Oscar had a heart of gold; he was always kind and helpful to others . I admired his principals and the true love Oscar had for Laurene and his family . The other name I had for Oscar was "trouble " and he and I would raz the heck out of each other everytime we met. He always wanted a perm and I kept telling him his hair just wouldn't handle it! Then he would give me grief about hitting my corvette in the parking lot and I'd catch up on the latest gossip of the family. What an awesome man. I appreciate the privilege of knowing such a Godly and exceptional human being. Love U Oscar❤️sher

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