Of Lansing, Michigan, born June 30, 1922 in Superior, Wisconsin son of the late Wilbur and Agnetta (Holden) Anderson, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at the age of 90. Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Irene M. Anderson; their children, Peter (Jean) Anderson and Sandra (Gordon) Jones; four grandchildren, Christopher (Christina) Jones, Melissa (Timothy) Austin, Jennifer (Thomas) Buckley, and Jeremy (Tammy) Anderson; five great grandchildren, Justin (Colette) Jones, Alexander (Jamie) Jones, Grace Buckley, Charlie Buckley, and Remy Anderson; great great granddaughter, Charlize Jones along with 5 nieces and 2 nephews. William was preceded in death by his brother, Lloyd H. (Catherine) Anderson and his sister, Gloria Anderson. William served with the U.S. Navy, in the Pacific, during WWII. He was a longtime member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Calvary Lutheran Church, and Messiah Lutheran Church and was Owner/President of Industrial Maintenance for 33 years, retiring in 1987 and had served as the “Informal Director” of the Skyline Ski Club. Funeral services will be held at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Laura B. Gerstl of Calvary Lutheran Church officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Those who wish may make memorial contributions, in William’s memory, to either Calvary Lutheran Church in Lansing or Messiah Lutheran Church in Roscommon.