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James "Howdy" "Andy" Anderson III

Cedar Rapids

James F. "Howdy" "Andy" Anderson III, 71, of Spooner, Wis., passed peacefully away Thursday, April 5, 2018, from a sudden illness at his home surrounded by his family and friends.
James is survived by his wife, Deborah Anderson; his children, Angela (Daren) Campbell, Aaron (Amber) Anderson and Joleen (Steve) Anderson; stepchildren, Holly (Joe) Howe, Misty (Jon) Weaver and Patrick (Deanna) Jones; grandchildren, Andrew and Chloe Campbell, AJ Anderson, Jaiden Glessing, Logan Burg, Lucee Howe, Stella Weaver and Karlynda, Dylan and Autumn Jones; great-grandchild, Brynlee Seewell; one brother, Steve (MaryKay) Anderson; one sister, Teresa (Larry) Janda; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents; his parents; two brothers, Mick and Dave Anderson; and one sister, Barbie Anderson.
A gathering of family and friends for James was held April 10 at Spooner Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery with full military honors at a later date.
Memorials will be given by the family to the AA community and veterans organizations. Arrangements were entrusted to Spooner Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be left for James' family at www.bratley-nelsonchapels.com.