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  • Obituary: Harold William Anderson

  • Harold William Anderson, 75, Wellington
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  • Harold William Anderson, 75, Wellington
    Harold William Anderson was born in rural Covington, OK on October13th, 1937 to Clarence & Thelma Anderson.Harold was the third oldest of nine children.Harold married Karen Struble on June 4th, 1961 at the Wellington Nazarene Church.They raised four children in their home in Wellington most of those years spent at 818 N. Washington.He spent 3 years in the Army National Guard becoming a heavy infantry weapons specialist.Harold retired from Welco after 42 years of being a machinist.He loved his family and loved his Lord and loved serving in the church and very much loved helping others.Harold loved fishing and loved teaching his kids, grandkids & great grandkids how to fish. By fishing with others, that also made him a fisher of men. Harold was also the eternal Mr. Fix-it for family and friends. Harold passed away at Via Christi – St. Francis in Wichita, KS on October 10th, 2013 three days short of his 76th birthday.
    Harold is survived by his wife Karen of over 52 years, Son Steve Anderson & wife Cindy of Wellington, their children Jessica Viramontes and her daughters Taryn & Mikayla of Wellington, Melissa Anderson & Mitchell Anderson both of Derby;Son Mike Anderson and wife Jessica and their children Macy Anderson & fiancé Nick Norris,Levi Anderson of Wellington and Great Grandson Camden;Daughter Tina Anderson and her sons Jared & Justin Haggard of Wichita; and daughter Anna Middleton and husband Keel of Wellington, Their son Thane Middleton & his wife Heather of De Soto, KS, son Todd Middleton & his wife Cara of Merriam, KS.Harold is also survived by his brother Dale Anderson of Argonia, KS, Sister Laura Longbine/Ray of Harper, KS and Sister Norma Pearson and husband Richard of Wichita.Harold is also survived by brother-in-law Clint Struble & his wife Sharon of Wellington, Brother-in-law Randy Struble and wife Cindy of Derby, Sister-in-law Louise Widick and husband Bob of Woodward, OK and sister-in-law Gloria Daniels and husband Larry of Grove, OK.Harold had many nieces and nephews and with many of them also having children
    Memorial services for Harold will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 16, 2013 in the First Free Will Baptist Church, Wellington, Kansas. A private burial will be held at a later time.
    In lieu of flowers , donations can be made to the First Free Will Baptist Church or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
    To share a memory or to leave condolences, please visit www.dayfuneralhome.info.
    Arrangements are by Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington, Kansas.
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