James C. “Swede” Anderson
James C. “Swede” Anderson, age 72, of Wisconsin Rapids, WI died unexpectedly, Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Aspirus Riverview Hospital, Wisconsin Rapids, WI.
Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Deacon Tom Anderson will officiate. The family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 9:30-11:00 AM. Military rites will be provided by American Legion Post #442.
Jim was born September 15, 1946 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI to Clifford and Delores (Truedell) Anderson. He married Charlotte A. Kawleski on February 7, 1970 in Columbus, GA. Jim was a salesman for Beverage Bottlers in Wisconsin Rapids, WI for many years. He served in the U.S. Army from 1965-1969.
Jim enjoyed hunting and fishing, and always had a stash of his secret baits, that were so secret, even the fish did not know about them, “according to his daughter and granddaughter”.
Jim is survived by his wife, Charlotte; daughter, DeAnna (Jonathan) Wolms of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; one granddaughter, Erica (Zach Anderson) Anderson of Wausau, WI; one sister, Mary (Chris) Cooper of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; one brother, Ronald (Gail) Anderson of Nekoosa, WI; and special nephew, Chris (Heidi) Kawleski.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, and father and mother-in-law, Steve and Clara Kawleski.
In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established in Jim’s name at a later date.