Larry Anderson, 77, of Williston, North Dakota, passed away at his home, surrounded by his family on Sunday afternoon, September 17, 2017, under the care of hospice.
Larry Gordon Anderson was born on December 16, 1939 to Oliver and Elizabeth (Nielsen) Anderson in Froid, Montana.
On December 16, 1961, Larry was united in marriage to Betty Haugerud at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbus, North Dakota. The couple established their home in Williston where Larry worked at service stations as a mechanic. He then worked with the Williams County Sheriff’s Office as Jailer and Deputy. He also worked as a School Bus driver for Williston School District #8 before retiring.
He was active in the American Legion and 40 et 8 Voiture #360. He was in the Army, National Guard and the Reserves. His hobbies included racing, bowling, fishing and crossword puzzles. Larry also enjoyed attending high school reunions and spending time with his family and friends.
Preceding Larry in death were his wife, Betty; parents, Oliver and Elizabeth Anderson; and daughter- in-law, Michelle Anderson.
Larry is survived by his daughter, Kim McMartin and Dean McMartin, and their children, Devon and Amanda McMartin, Alayne and Chris Palsrok, Logan McMartin and fiancé, Maranda Oleson; son, Kevin Anderson and his son, Billy Anderson; daughter, Kristy Muller, her husband, Jerry and their children, Ashley and John Ramsey, Alois Muller, Sara Muller and Kayla Muller; thirteen great-grandchildren; two sisters, Rose Smith, her husband, Mike and Adele Michels, her husband, Willard “Woody”.
His memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Williston. Rev. David Maxfield will officiate. Military Rites will be held in front of the church immediately following the memorial service.
Friends may view pictures and sign a register book at Everson-Coughlin Funeral Home on Friday, September 29, from 9:00 AM until 7:00 PM and for the hour preceding the service at the church on Saturday.
Interment of Larry and his wife of 55 years, Betty, who passed away on April 28, 2017, will be in Plentywood Cemetery later that day.