Albert “Bud” Anderson age 93 of Lake Preston passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at the DeSmet Good Samaritan Society in DeSmet, SD.

Albert “Bud” Anderson was born at Volga, SD to Albert and Winnie (Reeves) Anderson.  Bud graduated from Volga High School in 1944, then started farming in the North Preston area,  He met Doris Eidsness roller skating at Lake Campbell and they were married February 23, 1947.  Bud and Doris were married for over 70 years, living on the same farm for 52 years.  Their marriage was based on mutual support, a deep love for each other and faith in Jesus Christ.

Bud and Doris spent the winters of their retirement years in Apache Junction, AZ, where they made many dear friends.  Bud enjoyed many activities especially being on shuffle board teams.  Bud was an avid reader and greatly appreciated the Lake Preston Libary.

Bud was a charter member of Calvary Free Lutheran Church of Arlington, associate member of Calvary Free Lutheran Church in Mesa, AZ and was a member of the Gideon’s at the time of his passing.  Bud was always active in the church.

Bud is survived by his five children; Rodney (Bonnie), Bruce (Jan), Kay (Ed) Hoffman, Lori (Randy) Reed, David (Dawnette), seven grandchildren , Rory Hoffman, Chase Hoffman, Brett Anderson, Ben Reed, Tobi Reed, Daniel Anderson, Christian Anderson and three great-grandchildren, Landon, Kellen and Brooklyn.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Doris, his parents, a sister Esther and a son Dennis.

Funeral services for Bud Anderson will be at 10:30 am on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at the Calvary Free Lutheran Church in Arlington with Pastor Aaron Olson officiating, burial will be in the North Preston Lutheran Cemetery, Lake Preston, SD.  Visitation will be from 5-7 pm on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at the Johnson-Henry Funeral Home in Arlington and preceding services in the church on Wednesday.  The services will also be broadcast on the radio in the church parking lot.