Lennie Jeffrey Anderson, age 53, of Cokato, passed away suddenly Thursday, March 1, 2018.
A lifelong resident of Knapp, Minnesota, Lennie graduated from Dassel-Cokato High School.
Shortly after graduation, he began working for the Lantto brothers in French Lake, assisting in their dairy operation. In addition, he worked as a crop farmer on the Anderson homestead.
Lennie acquired the family farm upon the death of his parents, and expanded the operation.
Throughout the years, to supplement his income, he enjoyed working at various Cokato businesses including Cenex, Holt Motors, and Flatout Tire Service.
Lennie served on the Cemetery Board at North Crow Lutheran Church.
In his spare time, he enjoyed being outdoors, riding his 4-wheeler, cutting wood, and occasionally hunting and fishing. He particularly loved spending time with close friends.
Lennie was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Virginia Anderson.
He is survived by his four brothers: Elroy (Roxann), Bradley (Mary), Larry (Bev), and Mike (Kara); and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Lennie will be greatly missed.
His funeral service took place Monday, March 5 at 11 a.m. at the North Crow River Lutheran Church in Knapp, with visitation Sunday, March 4 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the church, and continuing Monday, one hour prior to the services.
Arrangements were with the Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home of Cokato.