William (Bill) Sanford Anderson, Sr.
Price Funeral Home
William (Bill) Sanford Anderson Sr., the son of Andrew and Bertha (Price) Anderson, was born on September 2, 1915, in Oak, Nebraska. He passed away on January 24, 2014 at Superior Good Samaritan Society in Superior, Nebraska at the age of 98 years, 4 months, 22 days.
He grew up on the family farm and attended Kelly School located near the family farm. When he was 17 he rented land and started farming on his own.
He was united in marriage to Edith Forslund on April 9, 1938, in Mankato, Kansas. To this union 5 children were born, Bill Jr., an infant son who died at birth, Sharon, Robert and Gene. Bill and Edith farmed near Oak until moving to Superior in 1974. After retiring to Superior he worked on small engines and enjoyed gardening. Bill had a lifelong interest in livestock and farming. He enjoyed taking drives in the country to see the crops growing and being harvested and cattle in the pastures.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Edith on September 19, 1998; an infant son; grandson, Greg Anderson; son-in-law, Kendell Seeba; brothers, Clark, Charlie and Bert Anderson; and a sisters, Winnie Johnson, Lena Swanstrom and Mabel Korbelik.
He is survived by:
Children: William Anderson Jr. and wife Peggy of Superior, Nebraska
Sharon Seeba of Hastings, Nebraska
Robert Anderson and wife Marylene of Elm Creek, Nebraska
Gene Anderson of Gillette, Wyoming
Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
Services at: Megrue-Price Funeral Home, Superior, Nebraska
Time of Service: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 1:00 pm
Clergy: Pastor Mark Diehl
Burial: Spring Creek Cemetery, Ruskin, Nebraska
Memorials to: Memorials may go to the Spring Creek Cemetery or the Superior Good Samaritan Center
Visitation: From 1:00 pm-8:00 pm on Tuesday at the Megrue-Price Funeral Home
Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N Commercial, Superior, Nebraska 68978 Phone 402-879-3900