Stephen L. Anderson

Stephen L. Anderson, 87, of Baroda passed away Friday, March 22, 2019, at Christus Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Shoreline in Corpus Christi, Texas.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 9193 Cleveland Ave., Baroda, with the Rev. Nan Dehnke officiating. A gathering of friends may meet with the family from 5-7 p.m. Monday, April 22, at the Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Hwy., Bridgman. Burial will be in Ruggles Cemetery, Baroda. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 67, Baroda, MI 49101 or American Legion Post 568, 3093 Johnson Road, Stevensville, MI 49127. Send flowers to the family and online condolences accepted at

Stephen was born Monday, Feb. 29, 1932, in Stevensville, the son of the late Nelson R. and Jeanne (Daling) Anderson. Stephen was a truck driver. He was a veteran serving in the United States Navy. On April 19, 1958, he married Gloria M. Kovack, who preceded him in death April 6, 2004. They enjoyed dancing together in “Hits & Mrs.” Square Dance Club in Coloma and Village Squares in Bridgman. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Baroda. Stephen also liked to fish and hunt.

Survivors include: companion and dear friend, Veda Schultz; children: David (Diana) Anderson, Edward Anderson and Tamara (Mike) Parnello; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, Jack I. Anderson; and one sister, Sharon Fisher.