July 24, 1927 - October 4, 2014


Funeral Services will be held at 11 am Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home – Stein Chapel, Long Prairie for DeWayne A. “Jack” Anderson, age 87, of Sauk Centre, formerly of Long Prairie, who passed away on Saturday at CentraCare Health Systems-Sauk Centre. Rev. Gary Taylor will officiate and burial with military honors will take place at Evergreen Cemetery in Long Prairie. Family and friends may call one hour prior to the services on Wednesday at the funeral home. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home-Stein Chapel, Long Prairie.

DeWayne was born September 24, 1927 in Ramsey, Minnesota. He moved with his family to Long Prairie and attended country school and later Long Prairie High School. He worked for Paulson’s Construction before being drafted into the United States Army. After his discharge from military service, he went to work for Emil Belter Construction based in New Ulm for several years. He then finished his career at Emblom Construction in Sauk Centre before retiring in 1987.

Jack enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was best known for his stories and joke telling. He was a member of the Little Sauk American Legion.

He is survived by his sister, LoAnn Hoeschen, Long Prairie, brothers, Lowell “Buzz” (Ann) Hanson and Richard “Dick” Hanson, both of Long Prairie, his aunt, Imogene Huisentruit of Long Prairie, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents, and aunts and uncles.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Hoeschen, Dan Hoeschen, Jerry Westerberg, Kevin Hanson, Joe Ecklund, and DeWayne “Butch” Massmann.