Joseph Francis Anderson October 15, 1951 – February 23, 2014 |

Joseph Francis Anderson October 15, 1951 – February 23, 2014

Joseph Francis Anderson, “Joe Mama,” 62, passed away of natural causes on February 23, 2014, in his home in Grand Lake, Colo. He was born on October 15, 1951 in Pueblo, Colo., the son of Ovid G. Anderson and Mary F. (Bechard) Anderson. Preceded in death by parents Ovid G. Anderson, Mary F. Anderson and brother Michael Anderson. Joe is survived by his son, Cory Anderson, his wife Jacqueline Anderson, daughter Chantal Anderson; two grandsons Caleb Anderson-Lott and Caden Anderson-Lott, Three sisters Mary T. Vigil, Barbara Treece and Betty McKenna, sister in law Dian Anderson, numerous nieces and nephews and Homer the cat. A celebration of life service with an open mic to share stories and music will be held March 8, 2014, at Pancho and Lefty’s in Grand Lake, Colo., from noon-4 p.m.. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Joe’s name to your local animal shelter. To make a donation or leave a condolence for the family go to Joe’s webpage at

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