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“Our prayers are with you all God Bless ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: patti sallee

“My sincere sympathy ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Lou Sheridan Smith

“Max was a good person and we are glad we had the privilege to know and work for him in the tomato fields. We send our condolences at this time of...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Mike and Paula Paul

“I have many fond memories of times spent with Max. He was a gentleman and a sportsman. Rest in Peace Max. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Don Simonson

“Winona and family, We are so sorry to hear of Max's passing. We have fond memories of Max and your family. We love you very much. Let us know if...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Simon & Bonnie NIsly

“Sorry to hear of Max's passing. Kathy just told me and I immediately went to the Hawk-eye to get more information. And in doing so, I've had the...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: margaret hays

“Have fond memories of Max when I was pastor of the Kingston church 1964-67, He was always there to help and was a good friend. I remember his...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Rev.Frederick H.Richard

Max Lyman Anderson, 84, of Oakville, IA, died at 12:20 am Friday, May 20, 2011, at the Great River Medical Center - Klein Center in Burlington.

Born September 26, 1926, on the family farm in Oakville, he was the son of Donald James and Jessie Ruth Duffy Anderson. On June 3, 1948, he married Winona Irene Riemann at the Kingston United Methodist Church, Kingston, IA.

Max spent his life working on the family farm.  

He was a 1945 graduate of Huron High School.

He was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving from 1945 until 1947.

He attended the Living Word Church near Kalona, IA.  He had served on the Des Moines County Extension Council.  Max's special interests were duck hunting and fishing, and he also enjoyed swimming, boating, and water skiing.  In addition to hunting and fishing, the thing that Max loved most in his life was his family and his church.

Survivors include his wife, Winona; two sons, Jim (Sherry) Anderson of Kingston, and Andrew (Bonnie) Anderson of North Hills, CA; two daughters, Mary (Rick) Brown of Burlington, and Marla (Joe) Miller of Mediapolis; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be from 8:00 AM until 10:30 AM with the family to receive friends from 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at Hass-Thielen Funeral Home.

The funeral service for Mr. Anderson will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at Hass-Thielen Funeral Home with Pastor Chuck Rogness officiating.  Interment will be in Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorials have been established for Living Word Church near Kalona, IA and Great River Hospice.

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