William “Bill” Anderson

October 11, 1945 - November 25, 2020

Service: A committal service will be held on Sunday, June 13 at 12:30 p.m. at Forest Hill Cemetery, Canton, SD. 

William “Bill” Anderson, age 75, died Wednesday, November, 25, 2020 at Sanford USD Medical Center.  A committal service will be held on Sunday, June 13 at 12:30 p.m. at Forest Hill Cemetery, Canton, SD.

William “Bill” Anderson, age 75, died Wednesday, November, 25, 2020 at Sanford USD Medical Center.  Visitation, with family present, will be Wednesday, December 2 from 5-7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton, SD.  A prayer service will begin at 7:00 p.m.   www.andersonandsonsfh.com

       Bill was born on October 11, 1945 in Minnesota to Alfred and Elizabeth (Gates) Anderson.  He married Deanne Dell Castillo in 1989.  He was the long-time Senior Counselor at Keystone Treatment Center in Canton, SD.  He helped thousands of individuals through recovery through Keystone and AA.  Bill enjoyed woodworking, fishing, bowling, and eating, especially meats.

       He is survived by his children: Tammy Spencer (Edmond) and  Derek Anderson (Clair);  grandchildren, Stephanie Schafbuch, Thomas Schafbuch, Violet Anderson and Ruby Anderson; great-grandchild, Greyson Schafbuch; sister, Susan Armstrong (Jim); step children, Lori Williams (Jay), Randy Frahm (Eileen), and Mark Frahm; step grandchildren,  Kelly Kruetzfeldt (Amy),  Kara Britton (Shawn), Jeremy Frahm, Mark J Frahm, Lauren Frahm,  Evelyn Rose Frahm, and Luke Cassidy; step great-grandchildren,  Daxson Kruetzfeldt, Maverick Kruetzfeldt, Rowynn Kruetzfeldt, Ellie (Elliot) Britton and Wyatt Britton; along with many nieces, nephews, and friends.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Deanne Anderson & sister Karen Hamlin.

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  1. Lynn Vaksdal on November 27, 2020 said:

    I’m Sad to hear about Bills passing .. What a great guy .Bill will be missed in So many way …Sending my Condolences to Bills Family at this time((( Big Hugs)) to all

  2. Don Claeys on November 27, 2020 said:

    My heart breaks at Bills passing. He helped me become a better husband and father. I will forever be in his debt. God bless him, his family and all of his friends. Rest In Peace Bill. You are loved.

  3. Virginia Mathieu on November 30, 2020 said:

    My deepest sympathies bill was a caring and kind man he will be missed by many

  4. Coach on November 30, 2020 said:

    My counselor.. tough at times , butsure knew what was right. After working with him while there we became friends. He will be GREATLY MISSED.

  5. Pastir Al Peratt Sr on December 1, 2020 said:

    Due to COVID I will opt out of attending my brother, my friend, and fellow Veteran celebration of life.
    I’ll meet you at the East Gate my friend look for me on my heavenly Harley chariot.
    You surely will have a mansion for being a good and faithful Servant.

    Pastor Al Peratt Sr., Spiritual Advisor

  6. Gabby B at Discovery Place on December 1, 2020 said:

    Enjoy the big meeting in the sky it wont be ONE DAY AT A TIME there because time means nothing there

  7. Barb R on December 1, 2020 said:

    Bill,you were definitely one of the best. So glad I was honored to get to know and work with you!!! You made life a lot better for so many!!! RIP dear friend 💙

  8. Tuffy Hoard on December 2, 2020 said:

    Sorry to hear of Bill’s passing, he and my brother Duane were friends in high school graduated together and now they will be together in Heavens Glory. Condolences to his family and his sister Sue!

  9. Dr. Ron Perkinson on December 2, 2020 said:

    I have personally seen Bill Anderson save thousands of lives in his work as a counselor at Keystone Treatment Center. Patients would always say “Bill saved my life.” So we know Bill is in heaven, smiling and laughing. Dee will welcome him home. We will miss you Bill.

  10. Gabby B at Discovery Place on December 2, 2020 said:

    Bill hope you are enjoying the big meeting in the sky no ONE DAY AT A TIME there ,cause time does not mean anything there

  11. Laura Winkler on December 2, 2020 said:

    I wish I could be there in person to say goodbye to my Uncle Bill. Love you, while in heaven hug my Mom, your sister, and squeeze her tight. I will miss hearing your stories.

  12. Gabby B at Discovery Place on December 2, 2020 said:

    Bill hope you are enjoying the big meeting in the sky ONE DAY AT A TIME does not apply there cause time means nothing

  13. Laura Winkler on December 2, 2020 said:

    Beautiful service. I loved hearing the stories that were shared about my Uncle. He will be missed.

  14. Jim Bellas on December 4, 2020 said:

    My wife and I will certainly miss our times at Carnival Brazilian Restaurant – much laughter and overeating. You where one of my best friends and you will be remembered always. Rest In Peace my friend.