Warren E. Anderson, 87, of Buffalo, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at St. Francis Hospital in Shakopee.
Funeral services will take place Tuesday, March 31 at 11 a.m. at the Buffalo United Methodist Church, with visitation two hours prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at the Lakeview Cemetery, Silver Creek.
Warren was born July 21, 1927, in Marysville Township, to J. Edward and Clara (Gustafson) Anderson.
He graduated from Buffalo High School and attended St. Cloud Teachers College until he enlisted in the US Navy in 1944. He served in both World War II and the Korean War.
Warren was married to Ione Posthumus May 1, 1953, in Silver Creek. They were blessed with three children.
Warren was employed for over 25 years at MTS Systems in Eden Prairie. He also worked at the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School District.
He enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, and spending time with his family.
Warren is survived by his children, David (Robin) Anderson of Buffalo, and Cathy (Lance) Breyer of Elko; nephew Merlin (Ruth) Swanson of Buffalo; sisters-in-law Betty Johnson of Monticello, Donna (James) Bergquist of Plymouth, Ruthann Dixon of Waxahachie, TX, and Karen (Richard) Larson of New Brighton; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews ,and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ione; son, Douglas Anderson; sister and brother-in-law, Lois and Marvin Swanson; sister, Ruth (infant); and brothers-in-law, Myron Johnson and Max Dixon.
Arrangements are with the Peterson Chapel in Buffalo.