We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Memorial Alternatives
Duane (Dermand) Anderson
Dermand Duane Anderson, age 83, of Sand Lake MI passed away surrounded by his family on August 28, 2021. He was born on Christmas day in 1937 and grew to become a dedicated brother, husband, father, grandfather, friend and overall amazing man. He was an avid sportsman and especially loved hunting and fishing. He retired from General Motors of Alpine after 30 years of service as a skilled welder. He started the family company Anderson’s Heating and then went on to own the Sand Lake Party Store. He built and remodeled homes, including the home he built for him and his family that they have lived in for the past 64 years. He was a member of the Sand Lake Eagles.
He is survived by Marilyn (Newton) Anderson, his loving wife of 64 years. He is also survived by his sister Joyce (Denny) Habel and children Dean (Julie) Anderson, Teresa (Joe) Hoffman, Bruce (Laurie) Anderson, Randy (Deanna) Anderson, 7 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother Blanche (Davis) Blow and his grandson Brant Anderson.
A celebration of life will be held at his home (18202 22 Mile Road, Sand Lake MI) on Saturday, September 4th from 1-4pm.