Steven Douglas Anderson

Steven Douglas Anderson, 62 of rural Isanti, died March 1, 2010 at GracePointe Crossing Gables East in Cambridge.
Steven was born April 27, 1948 in Minneapolis, Minn. to Gerald and Beverlyann Anderson. Steven and his parents moved to a farm in rural Isanti in 1960. Steve bought the farm from his parents in 1970. He was employed as a Tool & Die Maker for Cardiac Pacemakers, Medtronic, and Guidant Corp, retiring in April of 2003. Steve enjoyed spending time with the family, old friends and new. He loved the outdoors and adventures out west on horseback or his Harley. He loved long walks with his dog through the fields and woods of the Athens Township farm. Steve collected everything that held a story from matchbooks to antique furniture to Sherlock Holmes movies.
He is survived by his loving wife, Jane (Anderson); son, Eric (Kelli) Anderson; daughter, Emily CM Anderson (Scott Newlin); step-daughter, Amy (Troy) Johnson; grandchildren, Delaney Anderson, Avreigh Anderson, Mackenzie Johnson and Tyler Johnson; mother, Beverlyann Anderson; mother-in-law, Joyce Anderson; sister-in-law and brothers-in-law, Jackie (Mike) Oslund, Steven Anderson, Jon (Cathy) Anderson, Neil (Gwen) Anderson; aunts and uncles, Cookie and Jerry Fahrmann, Kathy and Lance Buoen and James and Judy Geronsin; and by other relatives and many friends.  He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald Anderson and father-in-law, Dean Anderson. Memorials suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.
A memorial service was held March 5 at Cambridge United Methodist Church with Pastor Dan Schneider-Bryan officiating. Gwen Anderson served as soloist accompanied by Ken Krona, Sarah Newberry also sang and Dorcie Larson was the organist. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel.