Obituary: Ceylon “Andy” Anderson

Sept. 21, 1940 – Feb. 13, 2020

Ceylon “Andy” Anderson, 79, of Sturgeon Bay died at Sturgeon Bay Health Services. He was born in Door County to Elden and Alice (Charney) Anderson. On Feb. 19, 1966, he married Marilyn Kinnard at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Institute.

Ceylon “Andy” was an avid Packers and Brewers fan, and he had a love for fishing, playing sheepshead and the outdoors. He was employed for more than 30 years by Evergreen Nursery in Sturgeon Bay. 

He is survived by his wife; five children, Jim (Nancy) Anderson, Sturgeon Bay, Scott Anderson, Sturgeon Bay, Julie (Jerry) Popour, Sturgeon Bay, Lisa Anderson, Sturgeon Bay, and Karen (Stephanie) Anderson, Kaukauna; five grandchildren, Meagan (Mike) Brull, Breanna Rass, Tyler Anderson, Brad Popour, and Jared Anderson; four great-grandchildren, Andyn, Ella, and Averi Brull, and Izabella Kimber; special nieces and nephews; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson Devon Michael Anderson; two sisters, Eleanor (Lloyd) Robson and Shirley (Carroll) Knudson; and in-laws, William and Lorraine Jandrin-Kinnard.

Visitation will be Monday, Feb. 17, 4-7:30 pm, at Forbes Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay. Rev. Robert Stegmann will conduct a funeral service at 7:30 pm. 

Special thanks to Unity Hospice and Sturgeon Bay Health Services for the wonderful care and support.

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