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Willard W. Anderson, Jr., 78

Willard W. Anderson, Jr., of Cottage Grove, born Feb. 7, 1936, in Duluth Minn., passed away peacefully on March 6.

Preceded in death by parents Mabel and Willard, Sr.

Survived by his wife, Rose; children, Kim (Rose), Jon (Amber), Greg (Kay), and Brian (Jenny); many grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Bill loved spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren. He had many hobbies, including tinkering on his 1966 Volkswagen Bug, spending time "Up North", and visiting East Side Auto. He liked to fish, and ride his four-wheeler. After he retired, he and his wife spent many afternoons enjoying the restaurants in the surrounding cities. He retired after 40 years of serving the MSP Airport.

He will be missed by all his family and friends.

Special thanks to Bill's nurses at Regina Hospital in Hastings, for the special care they provided.

A memorial gathering to celebrate his life will be from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, at Kok Funeral Home, 1201 Portland Ave., St. Paul Park, MN 55071.

Kok Funeral Homes