GRIMES, Iowa — William “Willie” J. Anderson, 30, of Grimes, Iowa, passed away Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
Funeral services were held 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at the Church of the Nazarene in Fremont with Pastor Tom Shaw officiating. Interment was in Purple Cane Cemetery in North Bend.
William “Willie” James Anderson was born May 29, 1983, in Neligh to Brad and Susan Brown Anderson. Willie attended and graduated from Bergan High School in 2001. After graduation, he attended Milford Community College and studied surveying. He met the love of his life, Alecia Suzanne Krula, in 2008. They were married on Sept. 11, 2009, in Des Moines, Iowa. They were blessed with two children, Mila Brynn and Atley James. Willie was a member of the Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines, Iowa. Willie was an arborist and he and Alecia started their own tree service business in 2013. Their future plans were to develop their business in Nebraska.
A few of Willie’s greatest qualities were: he was full of life, charismatic, adventurous, genuine, hard working, good hearted, everyone was his friend, caring, protective and greatest of all, he had a heart the size of the Grand Canyon.
Willie left us on Dec. 16 to join other loved ones, they include: his grandparents Robert “Brownie” and Bonnie Brown, close friend Jim Fritz and his brother-in-law William Krula.
The survivors he left behind are: his wife Alecia and children, Mila and Atley, of Grimes, Iowa; his parents Brad and Susan Anderson; his brother Michael “Mikey” Anderson of Fremont; Gary and Carla Krula of Rogers; brother-in-law Joseph Krula of Grand Junction, Colo.; sister-in-law Callie Krula of Lakewood, Colo.; grandparents Tom and Janell Anderson and Carl Bogner, all of Fremont; aunts and uncles, Brad and Deb Lensch, Bob and Renee Brown, Tom and Vicki Brown, Larry and Jolene Brown, of Fremont, Chad and Kim Marsh of Missouri Valley, Iowa, Darren and Julie Schellenberg of LeMars, Iowa, Bill and RaGene Warner of Prague and Patty Brown of North Bend; nephew Jarrett Anderson of Fremont; special friends Sophie Freund of Hungary and Sarah Noll of Germany; and numerous cousins and close friends.
Condolences may be left at www.duganchapel.com.
Memorials to go to Mila and Atley’s college fund.