John Harold Anderson, 58, of Gardner, Kan. passed away peacefully on Nov. 7, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House surrounded by his family.
John was born September 27, 1957 in Olathe, Kan. to John Roy and Gloria Fern (Steele) Anderson. He grew up in Gardner and was a life-long area resident. John served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He married Judith “Judy” Ann Jackson on Dec. 23, 1989 in Gardner, Kan.
John worked for Southwest Grease and Oil, All Star Pet Supply and was at Zupreem in Shawnee Mission, Kan. for the past eight years. He enjoyed fishing, shooting pool, woodworking, gardening, watching cartoons and listening to new country music. John was a member of First Baptist Church in Gardner and the Disabled Am. Veterans. He will be missed by family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents. John is survived by his wife, Judy, of the home; children: John Kleier, Michele Brewer, Cassidy VanNess, Nichole Griffiths and Alexander Anderson; step-children: Shana Miller and Tricia Clark; siblings: Larry Robbins, Gerry Robbins, Alan Robbins, Irma Thompson and Londa Robbins; and many grandchildren.
Visitation at 10:00 am before the memorial service at 11:00 am Sat., Nov. 21, 2015 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, Kan. (913) 856-7111. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Bruce Funeral Home to help pay for funeral expenses. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com.