Anderson, John Henry
March 15, 1952 – December 6, 2018
Age 66 of Hopkins. It is with great sadness that the family of John Henry Anderson announces his passing on Thursday December 6, 2018 at that age of 66, after a brief illness. John was born March 15, 1952 in St. Paul MN to Mary (Gelley) and ‘Ray’ Reinhold Anderson. John grew up in St. Paul with his four older siblings, Robert, Barbara, Beverley and Richard. After leaving home John lived in various parts of the Twin Cities until he meet his future wife Lynda Friedman at Courage Center in Golden Valley. They settled in Hopkins, MN. Lynda and John celebrated their marriage in April 2008 surrounded by friends and family. John enjoyed working on bicycles, rock concerts, and exploring the neighborhoods where he lived and worked. John will be fondly remembered by his family including wife Lynda, many friends including Andy Meier, and cat Betty, for his indomitable spirit, easy smile, willing friendship and tenacity. A celebration of John’s life is planned for spring/summer 2019 and will be announced at a later date. Memorial donations in honor of John may be made to Courage Kenny Foundation, Mail Route 78414, 3915 Golden Valley Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55422. (Published in the Pioneer Press on Dec. 16, 2018).