Richard A. Anderson

A private family service and visitation was held at Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot for Richard A. “Rick” Anderson, 63, of Cathay, who died Monday, February 18, 2019, at Trinity Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

Posted 2/28/19

Rick was born on January 1, 1956 at Linton, the son of Norman and Jeanne (Browman) Anderson. He graduated from Powers Lake High School and attended the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. He was united in marriage to Michele King in 1978 at Williston. From this union they had two daughters, Alisa and Carly. Throughout his working years, he was primarily employed with North Dakota Rural Water, working in Alexander, Langdon and most recently as manager in the Fessenden office. In addition to spending time with his family, he could be found hunting, fishing, camping, woodworking or outside in his yard or garden.

Rick is survived by his wife of 41 years, Michele Anderson, Cathay; daughters, Alisa (Shayne) Woolverton, Langdon; Carly (Frederick) Roberts, Minot; grandchildren, Noah, Mykei, Zoey, Parker; Jayden and Jett; sister, Corrine (Maynard) Novlesky, Minot; brothers, William (Kristy) Anderson, Fargo, and Norman (Susan) Anderson, Fargo; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Rick was preceded in death by his parents; stepfather Bud Herseth, whom taught Richard all about the outdoors; and brothers Bradford and Michael Anderson.

Thomas Family Funeral Home of Minot was in charge of arrangements.

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