OBITUARY

Lou H. Anderson

April 8, 1938July 20, 2010

Louis H. Anderson Johnston

Louis H. “Lou” Anderson, 72, died peacefully at home with family at his side on Tuesday, July 20, 2010. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 24, 2010 at McLaren’s Chapel, 801-19th Street, West Des Moines with interment at Resthaven Cemetery.

He was born on April 8, 1938 in South Bend, IN the son of Karl Einer and Agda (Jernstrom) Anderson. Lou served in the Army reserves for 6 years. He was a banker for 35 years, the last 18 at West Bank as Vice President of commercial lending.

Lou was a member of the Clive Lyons Club and the Alumni Association of Tulane University. He enjoyed golfing with friends. His favorite past time was watching grandchildren playing sports. Lou was a big Chicago Cub, Chicago Bears and Iowa Hawkeye fan.

Lou is survived by his wife, Sue of Johnston; two sons, Louie (Sue) Anderson of Des Moines and Jeff (Joely) Anderson of New Sharon, Iowa; daughter, Kandi (Mike) Wood of Brentwood, TN and three grandchildren, Courtney Wood, Zach Anderson and Christina Anderson; his sister Mary Ann (Joe) Sorocco of South Bend, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation with the family will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at McLaren’s Chapel.

Memorials may be directed to Children and Families of Iowa. Tributes may be made to www.mclarensresthavenchapel.com

A special thanks from the family to Dr. Robert Shreck, Tammy, Katie, Gayleen and the staff at Iowa Hospice.

Services

  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 24, 2010
  • Visitation Friday, July 23, 2010
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Jana Freeborn

July 23, 2010

Jeff, Joely, Zach, Sue and family- Just want to let you know that we are thinking about all of you at this time. We feel very fortunate to have known Lou and spent some time with him at ballgames. He left alot of great memories for you guys to share. May those many memories bring you joy at this difficult time. We will miss seeing him through Zach's high school days. If there is anything you need please let us know. Bill, Jana, Beau and Rachel

Missy Korell

July 23, 2010

Jeff, Joely and Zach - Sorry about the loss of your father/grandfather. We are all thinking of you. Brad, Missy, Clayton, Bailee and Easton

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