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Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants.

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

OBITUARY: Barbara Jean Anderson

Anderson, Barbara J. Barbara has finished the final chapter of her life. She passed away on October 4th at the age of 72.

She was predeceased by her husband, Jerry and her son, Steven, her parents, Bill and Betty Meyer and very special twin sister, Beverley.

She is survived by her son, Jerry "Snoop" and Liz Anderson; her grandchildren, Jerry "the King" and Marin Anderson, Keri (Anderson) and Jeremy Pollock and Chase Anderson. She also had 5 great grandchildren, Cole, Sadie, Carter, Floyd and Leo; and many lifelong friends.

She touched many people's lives and was blessed with an incredible circle of friends and family. Born and lived in Minnesota for much of her life. She graduated from Robbinsdale High School in 1957 and married Jerry in 1959. She raised 2 boys, worked full time and still made time for friends, functions with her husband at the Shrine Temple, the Ladies Auxilliary of the Courage Center plus the Guthrie Theater.

After the untimely passing of her husband and son in 1992 she started a new chapter in her life and moved to the Phoenix valley of Arizona. During that period in her life she enjoyed the warmth of the Arizona sun and the continual visits from family and friends. She had recently come home to see family and friends and finished the final chapter here in Minnesota.

A memorial service will be 4:00 PM, with visitation starting at 3:00 PM on Friday, October 7th at the David Lee Funeral Home, 1220 East Wayzata Blvd in Wayzata.

Memorials can be made to the Animal Humane Society, the Courage Center or donor's choice.

David Lee Funeral Home
Wayzata 952-473-5577
www.davidleefuneralhome.com

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