January 12, 1941 - November 3, 2017
James McKay Anderson ”Jim”, age 76, formerly of High River passed away on November 3, 2017 at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Alberta. Jim was born January 12, 1941 to James G Anderson and Lula Jensen Anderson. He is the oldest of 4 brothers. Jim is survived by his wife, LaVon Funk Anderson, his son Jonathan McKay Anderson (Miho) and their children Leala and Jayden; his daughter Stephanie LaVon Collins (Martin) and their daughter McKenzie; younger brother David (Lark) Anderson. Jim is predeceased by his 2 brothers, Louis and Brent, his father James G Anderson and his mother Lula J Anderson. Jim attended Brigham’s Young University in Provo Utah, and graduated with a degree in Speech and Hearing in 1968. While attending University he met and married the love of his life Mona LaVon Funk. They were wed on August 27, 1966 in Oakland California. Jim was a very active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He held many church callings throughout his life, including a full-time mission to Brazil. He lived a life of service and enjoyed devoting his time to studying and sharing the gospel with those close to him. Jim was raised as a Boy Scout and was highly involved with the Scouting program for the majority of his life. He spent many happy hours planning, preparing and presenting fireside devotionals and was a master of campfire songs. Jim’s most precious and favourite calling in his life was that of husband, father and grandfather. He is remembered by his family as being full of love, life and adventure. His limitless imagination led to many fantastic stories that are still remembered by his kids. Jim lived and served the community of High River as a hearing aid practitioner. He owned and operated Foothills Hearing Centre for 21 years. He will be missed by his friends, family and all who knew him. A Funeral Service was held on November 11th at the High River Church of Latter-day Saints (909 9th St West, High River AB). Bishop Drew Chipman will officiate. To send condolences and view Jim’s Tribute Page please visit www.lylereeves.com . Caring for the family is Lyle Reeves Funerals of High River (Craig Snodgrass) 403.652.4242.
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