Ronald Arthur Anderson

November 1, 1940 ~ October 14, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Ronald Arthur Anderson, age 82, of Babbitt, passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2023 at the Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital.


Ron was born on November 1, 1940, to George Sanford and Verna Mae (Anderburg) Anderson in Cannon Falls, MN. Ron graduated from Staples High School in 1959. He then attended Staples Vo Tech for farm equipment and mechanics. On August 17, 1963, he married Nancy Lambert in the Twin Cities. They made their home in Spring Valley, MN.

Ron worked as a mechanic for John Deere in Albert Lea. In 1968 Ron took a job as a mechanic with Reserve Mining and moved the family to the Iron Range. He worked at the mine until it shut down in 1982. Ron moved to the cities where he worked 23 years at Metro Council a wastewater treatment plant until he retired in 2007. Then Ron moved back to the Iron Range for good, making his home in Babbitt, MN. Ron enjoyed drinking beer with his friends. Ron loved spending time with his family and grandchildren. He also enjoyed fishing, hosting barbecues and pig roasts at his house. Ron truly loved everyone he ever met and loved telling them stories. Ron will be greatly missed for his embellished storytelling.


Ron is survived by his children: Brenda (Mike Thielen) Hebl of Embarrass, MN, Douglas Anderson of Julian, NC, Sue (Rod) Meier of Babbitt, MN; grandchildren: Tyrel (Amber) Hebl, Sarah (Kyle) Lamppa, Charlie (Megan) Anderson, Anthony Anderson, Cierra (Scott) Brelie, Jason (Daniela) Meier, Jared (DeeDee) Meier; great-grandchildren: Sophia, Lance, Max, and Natalie Lamppa, Romeo, Laila, and Lucy Hebl, Hayden Anderson, Nathan, Sebi, and Milena Meier, Cheyenne, Dixie, and Easton Meier; sister in law, Shirley Lambert; Phil Hebl; Special friends, Steve Nelson & Harvey Wills, and many other friends too numerous to mention.


Ron was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Stanley; ex wife, Nancy Anderson; and brother-in-law, Herbie Lambert.


A Celebration of Ron's Life will be held Saturday, October 28, 2023, starting 2-6pm at the Hide Away Bar & Supper Club in Babbitt, MN. Interment will be at a later date.

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Celebration of Life
October 28, 2023

2:00 PM
Hide Away Supper Club - Babbitt, MN
8310 Joseph St
Babbitt, MN 55706


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