Karl O. Anderson


Karl Oscar Anderson, 77, of Traverse City, formerly Ludington, died Sept. 7, 2019. He was born Jan. 25, 1942 in Ludington the son of John and Cornelia (Classen) Anderson.
Karl is survived by his loving wife, Barbara (McDonald); daughters, Brie (Jacob Jones) Anderson and Chelsi (Jorge) Cruz; sons, Kris (Margaret) and Kim (Ginger) Shoemate; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents; and sisters, Rosemary (Ed) Lorenz, Ruth (Stewart) Swanson and Donna (Herb) Vorak.
A memorial service and military honors will take place Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at 1 p.m., in the chapel at Central United Methodist Church, 222 Cass St., Traverse City, MI 49684. The Reverend Dale Ostema will serve as officiant. Friends and family will be received from noon until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Karl's honor may be left to Central United Methodist Church; Traverse City West Senior High Music Boosters, 412 Webster St., Traverse City, MI 49686; or to Grand Traverse Area Veterans Coalition, PO Box 5315, Traverse City, MI 49696.
Karl and his family are being cared for by Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services; www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
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