Ricky Wallace Anderson, 61, of Lake Lillian passed away Thursday, September 19, 2019, at Bethesda Nursing Home in Willmar. Funeral services are Saturday, September 28th at 11:00 a.m. at United Lutheran Church in Lake Lillian with Rev. LaDonna Ekern officiating. There will be a reviewal at K-M Funeral Home in Lake Lillian on Friday, September 27th from 5-7 p.m. and continue Saturday at the church for one hour prior to the funeral. Interment will be in Svea Lutheran Cemetery. Ricky requested casual attire for these occasions.
Ricky was born on June 26, 1958, in Willmar, MN to Wallace and JoyceAnn (Christianson) Anderson and Baptized on August 3, 1958. He attended high school and graduated from Willmar Public Schools in 1976. After graduation, Ricky farmed and raised pigs with his father.
In 1985, Ricky was united in marriage to Karen Remmel and to this union, 2 children were born, James and Todd. He also helped to raise his step-son, Shaun.
Ricky enjoyed riding motorcycle, fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family and friends. Ricky was active in the Lake Lilian Sportsmans Club.
Ricky is survived by his children, James (Laken) Anderson of Stafford, VA, Todd (Nichole) Anderson of Kandiyohi, MN, and Shaun (Sarah) Remmel of Willmar, MN. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Kolten, Levi, Wyatt, Ethan, and Mia; sisters, Jolene (Brent) Garberich, and JoEllen (Tim) Rosendahl, and his mother, JoyceAnn Anderson, along with nieces and nephews. Ricky was preceded in death by his father, Wallace Anderson.
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