Russell “Mark” Anderson, 54, Green Bay, died unexpectedly, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, at his home. He was born Jan. 19, 1957, in Chicago, to Russell J. and Dona (Van Caster) Anderson. Mark attended Bay Port High School. He later served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He began his career as a mechanic at an early age. Mark owned and operated Anderson Motors in Green Bay and later worked at Mr. Outboard as a marine technician. He was a member of the Waterboard Warriors since the 1980’s. Mark had a love of racing and enjoyed snowmobile and boat racing in particular.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Amanda and Brandon Rusch, Ashley and Nick Golik; a grandson, Wyatt Golik; his father and mother, Russell J. and Dona Anderson; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Rita and Roger Kieselhorst, Rhonda and Paul Knope, Rose and Rick Campbell, Becky and Mike Lindgren; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Mark was preceded in death by a brother, Rick Anderson; and his grandparents.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday. A Memorial Service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Pat Dennison, Pastoral Associate officiating. To send online condolences, please go to www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com.
A memorial fund has been established.
The family extends their special thanks to Keith Lasnoski, Mark’s good friend, for all of his help and care through the years.