Obituary – William Alvin Anderson


William Alvin Anderson

November 11, 1929 – April 21, 2023

William (Bill) Alvin Anderson passed away peacefully at the age of 93. He was born in Point Roberts to Jules and Alice (Lamphier) Anderson.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Mary (Marsh) Anderson; their four children William Anderson, Barbara (Bob) Anderson, Brian Anderson, and Alfred “Buddy” (Amy) Anderson; his three grandchildren Lisa (Mark) Bowman, Brent (Taylor) Anderson, and Jason (Tina) Kindlund; and five great-grandchildren. Bill worked at the Port of Bellingham as the assistant director of finance for many years until he retired in 1985. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers: Melvin “Bob” Anderson, Alfred “Bud” Anderson, and Bert Anderson, who were commercial fishermen in Blaine.