Anderson, Wesley Frederick, Merrill, Michigan

Passed away Monday, July 30, 2012 at Covenant Healthcare, age 65 years. Wesley was born in Saginaw, Michigan February 23, 1947 the son of Viola (Wenzel) and the late George Anderson. He married Shirley Ostrander May 15, 1982 and she survives him. Wesley was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church, Hemlock. He served as a volunteer fireman with the Thomas Township and the Jonesfield/Lakefield Fire Departments for 33 years. He enjoyed drag racing, working on cars and many outdoor sports including boating and skiing. In addition to his wife, Shirley and mother Viola, Wesley is survived by three children, Amanda (T.J.) Bates, Justin Anderson and James Anderson; two sisters, Sharon (Butch) Gerard and Dorothy (Ed) Zieroff; three brothers, Harold (Sheila) Anderson, Michael (Alice) Anderson and Kenneth Anderson; many nieces and nephews. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at W. L. Case & Company, Merrill, MI. Rev. Richard Mundt will officiate. Friends may visit with the family at the chapel Wednesday from 2:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a donation to the family wishes.