LEONARD H. ANDERSON
WEBSTER CITY — Leonard H. Anderson, 88, passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Washington Lutheran Church in Duncombe, IA. Visitation will be at the Foster Funeral and Cremation Center in Webster City on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Leonard Hans Anderson was born April 9, 1930, on a farm southeast of Duncombe, Iowa, along with his twin brother Lawrence Henry Anderson. Their parents were Henry and Mathilda (Olson) Anderson. Leonard attended the country school, Washington #7, through the 8th grade. He attended and graduated from Lincoln High in 1947. He also attended Iowa State College for a short time. He married Joyce Luree Heatherington, from Otho, IA, on June 3, 1951, at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge, IA. They established their home on a farm southeast of Duncombe where Leonard continued to farm with his dad and brother. To this marriage they were blessed with three daughters; Pam, Patsy, and Sonja.
In 1980, Leonard and Joyce moved to Webster City where they have made their home until the present time. Leonard attained his real estate license in 1974 and worked for Webster City Realty until 1983 when he started his own business, Anderson Farm Realty. He was very active in farm sales and appraisals. He closed the office in 2005; however, he continued working as a consultant with Frye Farm Management in Webster City.
Leonard is survived by his wife of 67 years, Joyce; daughters, Patsy (Keith) Brock of Webster City and Sonja Hayes of Ames, IA; son-in-law, Larry (Barb) Law, of Duncombe; 9 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Norma (Darvin) Hacker of Decorah, IA, and many relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Pam Law; son-in-law, David Hayes; brother, Lawrence; sisters and brothers-in-law, Velma and Edward Pederson and Helen and Darrell Bacon.
Condolences may be expressed online at fosterfuneralandcremation.com.