Frederic “Frog” Anderson, age 85, of Blue Earth, died Monday, October 26, 2020 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center in Blue Earth.
Memorial services will be held at 1pm on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth with visitation held one hour prior to services. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Blue Earth. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com
Frederic Ora was born on July 31, 1935 in Blue Earth to Ora and Alice (Larson) Anderson. He attended Blue Earth schools. After school, Frog enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Frog married Janice “Jan” Ehrich on April 28, 1956 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Elmore. The couple then moved to Blue Earth and became active members of Trinity Lutheran Church. Frog worked as a truck driver for many years.
His passion in life was horses. Frog was an avid horseman and could be found at the sale yard for their monthly horse sales. He also enjoyed watching rodeos with Jan. Frog had a great personality and a sense of humor that will be missed.
Fred is survived by his children, Lori (Paul) Koenig of Arizona, Steve (Brenda) Anderson of Blue Earth, Tim Anderson of Blue Earth, Doug (Janet) Anderson of Birchwood, WI, and Amy Imbery of Blue Earth; grandchildren, Chad, Josh, Brooke, Dan, Eric, Alyssa, Samuel & Jack, step-grandchildren, Leah & Brooke; great-grandchildren, Jackson, Ethan, Madison, Landon, and Vincent, Gwyneth, Micah, Elsa, Johan, and Colin; brother, Rodney (Marsha) Anderson of Blue Earth; and sister, Alana (Randy) Sippel of Sherburn.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jan; an infant daughter, Jill; and his parents.