2012-05-17 / Obituaries

Carl V. Anderson

C. Vern Anderson, 90, of 125

North Houghton Ave., Manistique,

Mich., died Thursday, May 10,

2012, at Schoolcraft Medical Care

Facility in Manistique.

He was born Feb. 5, 1922, in

Manistique, the son of Oscar and

Tekla (Johnson) Anderson and attended Manistique area schools.

He was a graduate of Manistique

High School.

During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Air Corp seeing duty in India.

On Sept. 24, 1948, he married the former Helen R. Schnurer in Manistique. They made their home and raised their family in Manistique. Helen preceded him in death on Nov. 1, 2006.

Vern was the owner/proprietor of the Wehner Wood Products Store in Manistique.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Manistique. He enjoyed visiting and talking with others, especially for morning coffee with his friends at Hardees. In his younger years, Vern owned and spent much time at his hobby farm on M-94 in Hiawatha Township. He also enjoyed hunting for grouse and rabbit.

Vern is survived by his sons, Donald (Paulette) Anderson of Elkhart Lake, Wis., and James (Bonnie) Anderson of Luxemburg, Wis.; daughters, Lynn (Ian) Rosebush of Cape Coral, Fla., and Janet (Roger) Pratt of Manistique; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brothers, Everette Anderson of West Bend, Wis., Birger “Andy” Anderson of Georgia and Mauritz “Molly” Anderson of Jacksonville, Fla.; sister, Linea (Fred) Melius of Slinger, Wis.; along with nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Anderson.

A graveside service was held at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 12, at Fairview Cemetery in Manistique with Reverend Jay Martin officiating.

Memorial donations may be directed to the First Baptist Church of Manistique.

Messier-Broullire Funeral Home of Manistique assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mbfuneral.com.

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