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Ronald Keith Anderson

May 25, 1946 - Oct. 15, 2018

Date of Service: Oct. 25, 2018

Ronald Keith Anderson, 72, of Paul passed away Monday, October 15, 2018.

Ron was born in Rupert, Idaho and was living in Paul at the time of his death. He also lived in Petersburg, AK, Ephrata, WA and various parts of Alaska. Ron loved his cars, fishing, reading and learning and studying history and cooking. Ron and Debbie owned and operated Alaska’s Best in Rupert and was a very active member of the community including organizing the yearly Thanksgiving Community Dinner for the past 15 years. He was very generous and helped many people.

Ron is survived by his wife Debbie Andersen, daughters Keli O’Neil, Marlee Drake and Sara Pitman, brother Jerry Anderson, sister Jennie Cranney. He is preceded in death by his parents Amos and Bessie Anderson, brothers Ray Anderson and Jack Anderson and sister Betty Martin.

Memorial services will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Hansen Mortuary. Services are under the direction of Joel Heward Hansen Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Rupert Elks Lodge.


Condolences for Ronald Keith Anderson

From Sheila Anderson:
My condolences to the family. Ron will greatly missed. He was a great asset to the community and everyone that knew him. He leaves behind a terrific legacy in the community. Just like his sister Betty.
From Terri Albert:
God bless you and your family. He will be missed.
From Wendy Cooper:
Dearest Deb and family Ron will surely be missed
From Rachel and Tad:
We miss both of you! And we are heartbroken to hear the news. God loves you both! May your memories be a blessing until your together again. I still want to give you homemade candy at Christmas time... love you deb
From Maria Trevino:
Debbie and girls, I am so sorry for you loss. Ron was a very loving man and will be greatly missed. His voice telling me, " don't get saucy with me bernaise" will forever play in my mind.
From Bruce and Paula:
Oh, Deb, we can't begin to tell you how sorry we are. What a difference you and Ron made in our lives. We love you so much.
From Leo And Etelvina Vasquez:
So Sorry Our Friend,,He's In Heaven With Family,Friends,And Our Lord,,Amen
From Braune/Carpenter:
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Anderson family. My husband and I travel to Rupert to visit once or twice a year and the trip was never complete without going to Alaska’s Best. We loved the atmosphere, the food and the great conversations we had with Ron. He will be missed.
From Laurie and Dennis Anderson :
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Deb. Sending our love.
From Neil and Shelley Lewis:
Deb:I have missed seeing him at the grocery store already. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
From Amy, Tex, Woody Sharp and Emily Anderson :
Constantly thinking of you, Deb, Sara, Marlee and Keli. Ron's outlook on life and his adventures are an inspiration. He and his Facebook humor will be missed.
From Teresa & Jim Pintious:
Wonderful man who was a great partner and husband for my daughter. They were a great team. He will be missed greatly. Love and prayers.
From Lisa Anderson:
Deb, Ron will be missed. He was a wonderful man. One of my favorite quotes is by Dr. Seuss..."Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened". So glad I got to see him this summer.
From Marjorie Jensen:
Debbie so sorry to hear of Ron passing away .My thoughts and prayers are with your family.RIP Ron you will be missed in our community and thank you for all you do for our community..My
From Travis and Barbara Langway:
Thoughts and prayers are with you Deb and Sarah.
From Eugene and Judy Fuller:
will never forget meeting Ron and Deb for the first time and enjoying that wonderful Fish and Chips. best we have ever eaten. Ron was ever entertaining during the meal. And the many visits later, when ever we went to Rupert. And of course the sharing of Grandsons.....our hearts and prayers are with all of the family. You all will always hold a special place in our hearts. hugs to you all.....
From Lucy & Lonnie Shaw:
Our deepest sympathy, Deb & Family he will be missed may he Rest in Peace ..
From Cathy & Leonard:
Deb, know you and the family will be in our thoughts and Prayers,, RIP Dear Friend...
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