Obituary of James Lee Anderson Jr.
Tecumseh – James “Jim” Lee Anderson, age 69, of River Falls, WI, passed away on May 12, 2021 at the ProMedica Charles & Virginia Hickman Hospital. He was born on March 31, 1952 in San Luis Obispo, California to James and Emily (Wheeler) Anderson. He graduated from Fairmont East High School in 1970 then later received his Bachelors degree from The Ohio State University in 1978 and later received his Masters from the University of Wisconsin in River Falls. He was employed by the University of Minnesota as a Facility Management Technician following a career in the film industry before retiring in 2012. James enjoyed reading, story telling, watching movies, writing, guns, listening to Irish Music (touring with Gaelic Storm), attending Irish fairs, Christian churches and socializing.
Left to cherish his memory are his children; James (Abby) Anderbard of River Falls, WI and Emily Anderson of River Falls, WI; brother, Jeff (Kathy) Anderson of Onsted, MI; sister, Kimberly Anderson of West Chester, Ohio; friend and former spouse, Kathy Anderson of River Falls, WI. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Public Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at 12:00 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Tecumseh. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and social distancing regulations, only a limited number of individuals will be allowed in the chapel at a time and masks are required.
Donations in Jim’s memory may be directed to the Minnesota Irish Fair.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com.