James "Jim" K. Anderson

January 08, 1947 - September 19, 2022


Obituary For James "Jim" K. Anderson

DeForest – James K. “Jim” Anderson, age 75, passed away on Monday, September 19, 2022, at his home in DeForest. He was born on January 8, 1947, in Madison, WI, the son of Carl and Ruth (Karow) Anderson. After high school, Jim served the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He retired from ETC. Jim enjoyed hunting, listening to music, old cars, the Packers, NASCAR, and westerns.

Jim is survived by his wife, Ronda; children, Scott Anderson, Jason (Claudine) Anderson, Ruth Anderson, Brian (Jessica) Wagner, Christina (Doug) Anderson, Amanda (Ryan) Radloff, and James Anderson II; 16 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Carl and Ruth Anderson; his late wife, Margaret “Peggy”; son, Daniel; siblings, Ruth (Buzz) Camren, Norma (Gerry) Nelson, Lois (Ted) Warren, Bob Anderson, and Harold (Nancy) Anderson.

A Visitation will be held from 10am until 12pm on Friday, September 23, 2022, at Ryan Funeral Home, 6924 Lake Road, DeForest. A Time of Remembrance will take place at 12pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Windsor Cemetery. To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:

Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Windsor/DeForest Chapel

6924 Lake Road



23 Sep


10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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23 Sep

Time of Remembrance

12:00 PM

Ryan Funeral Homes - DeForest / Windsor 6924 Lake Road DeForest, WI 53532 Get Directions »
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  • 09/24/2022

    I'm so Sorry for your loss Ronda and family. May you all have many happy memories to pull from through your sadness. You all now have another Guardian Angel looking out for you all!

  • 09/23/2022

    Our deepest prayers and sympathies to Ronda and his family Your neighbors The family of Robert Rogers

  • 09/21/2022

    Condolences to Ronda and family. Always was a hoot talking with Jim at work or out. Loved his humor and hearing his stories. Ross H

  • 09/21/2022

    Ronda and family-So very sorry to hear of Jims passing. May all your happy memories help get you through this difficult time. Kari Lloyd

  • 09/20/2022

    You will be missed.

  • 09/20/2022


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