Richard Anderson

RichardAndersonObitRichard David Anderson, 83, of Dell Rapids, SD passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, May 17, 2018.

Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 to 6:00 PM with a Prayer Service at 6:00 PM Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at Minnehaha Funeral Home in Dell Rapids.

David was born on April 22, 1935 in Yakima, Washington to Ernest and Katherine Anderson. He grew up in Dell Rapids, SD and graduated from Dell Rapids High School. He graduated Southern State Teachers College with a BS in secondary education in Springfield, SD. He was a Master Electrician and self employed for several years. He served our country as a Corporal in the US Army.

David was an intelligent and extraordinary thinker with a sharp whit and unique outlook on life. He was very creative and inventive. He loved working on projects and tinkering in his shop. His favorite activities were being in the outdoors hiking and camping in the great Rocky Mountains of Colorado.

He lived for the simple pleasures and the love of his children. He would always say how his children were the greatest joys of his life.

David is survived by his three children, Maria (Mark) Crisp of Dell Rapids,
SD, Kim (Todd) Dybedahl of Sioux Falls, SD and Steve Anderson of Renner, SD; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; great-grandchild on the way; sisters, Barb (Dick) Trevithick, Colorado and Norma (Ken) Ferguson, Missouri and sister-in-law, Connie Huddleston Anderson, Virginia as well as numerous other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael and brother, Roger.

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