October 24, 1949 - August 8, 2014


John “Bud” Anderson, 64 of Pillager/Brainerd, MN passed away on Friday, August 8, 2014 at Good Samaritan Village-Bethany in Brainerd, MN following kidney and liver complications. Funeral Services for Bud will be held on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11:00AM at Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter, MN with visitation one hour prior to services. Interment will be at Gull River Cemetery.

Bud was born on October 24, 1949 in Brainerd, MN to Severn and Phyllis (Simons) Anderson. He owned his own business, working as a mechanical contractor. He was a member of the Union Local 126 for 42 years. Bud married Charlene “Salt” Moody on January 11, 1974. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and NASCAR. Bud loved spending time with his grandkids. He enjoyed his grandkids stopping by and filling up their four wheelers.

Bud is survived by his wife of 40 years, Charlene; son, Sye (Jen Gillette) Anderson, and his daughters, Kacey and Lauren; daughter, Randi (Kevin Tilbury) Anderson, and her son, Josh; brothers, Jerry (Darlene) and Mike; and nephews, Steve, Keith, and Charlie Anderson. He was preceded in death by his parents, Severn and Phyllis and brother, Don.