Dean A. Anderson, 70, of North Webster, IN passed away at 7:11 a.m. on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Goshen Hospital. He was born on June 6, 1950 in Winchester, IN to Robert Charles & Louise (Delk) Anderson.
He was a lifetime North Webster area resident and graduated in 1969 from Wawasee High School in Syracuse. He was married on October 31, 1980 in Elkhart, IN to Rozella Ellen “Sandi” (Rohn) Cripe who preceded him on February 26, 2020. He retired from Eaton Corporation (formerly Dana) in Columbia City after 29 years and formerly worked at Penn Controls in Goshen.
He enjoyed hunting, ice fishing, outside activities especially splitting wood, going to his grandchildren's sporting events, spending time with his family, and eating out with his buddies at the Lakefront in North Webster.
He is survived by:
Son – Ben (Tracey) Anderson of Syracuse
Step Daughter - Charity Makela of Wheaton, IL
5 Grandchildren – Nik (Abigail) Anderson, Drew Anderson, Aly (Cole) Kaser, Gavin Makela, and Harper Makela
Gt. Grandson – Wade Anderson
Sister - Janlyn (Keith) Schumacher of Ft. Wayne, IN
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter - Lenea Anderson, step son – Heath Cripe, and 2 brothers- Robert Charles Anderson Jr. & Dave Anderson.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd. 15, Warsaw, IN. Visitation will be from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd. 13 & CR 500N, North Webster, IN. Burial will take place in the Mock Addition of the North Webster Cemetery.
Preferred memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.