Jerald Anderson

Jerald D “Chady” Anderson, 85, of East Troy, went home after a courageous battle he fought for years. He was born to Erick and Marie in Omaha, Nebraska.

He relocated to Door County with his family where he graduated from high school and also met his wife, Vera, of 59 years. They were married in McHenry, Illinois, and later became residents of East Troy, where they have lived for more than 30 years.

Jerald was in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of the Loomis Martin American Legion Post 188.

As owner of J. Anderson Electric he enjoyed helping people.
He was happy to have volunteered his services at many churches. Jerald was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife, Vera; children, Dean (Martie), Kristine (Joseph) Surratt, Jonathan, Jay (Tanya), James (Barbara), Patricia Vanderheyden, Mark (Shelley), Curtis (Koryn); 25 grandchildren, one great-grandchild; twin sisters, Doris (Dale) Reuter and Darlene Reinhard; brother, Darrell; nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, infant son, Scott, and brother, Dale.
A private family service was held. A celebration of Jerald’s life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2665 North St., East Troy, WI 53120.

Legacy Funeral Services, East Troy, had the honor of serving the family.


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