Life Story / Obituary
Joseph Allen Andersen, age 65, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday March 18, 2021. Joseph was born in Manitowoc, WI on May 22, 1955, son of the late Knud and Mildred (nee: Joyce) Andersen.
Joe graduated from Washington Park High School “Class of 1974”. He was last employed with First Student as a bus driver, a job he thoroughly enjoyed. Joe will be best remembered for his great love and devotion to his family. He especially loved watching his grandson play sports and couldn't wait to watch his granddaughter dance. He loved spending time with both of them every day.
Joe will be dearly missed by his daughter, Samantha Andersen (Ethan Woodford); grandchildren, Jordan and McKenna; siblings, Maryclaire (Brian) Karas, Jeanette Toutant, and John (Mary) Andersen; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. In addition to his parents, Joe was also preceded in death by his brother, Donald and brother-in-law, Tom Toutant.
Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Saturday, March 27, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
The family extends a special thank you to Dr. Syed A. Hassan and his staff at Ascension All Saints Cancer Center for their loving and compassionate care.