MOUNT CHASE – Fleetwood Anderson, 59, died March 9, 2010, at his home with his family at his side. He was born Aug. 8, 1950, in Island Falls, the son of Earl and Frances (Noyes) Anderson. Fleetwood had a lot of accomplishments in his life. He served in the U.S. Army, worked for the FBI briefly, was a registered master guide and taxidermist, belonged to Maine Trappers Association, the National Rifle Association and was an amazing carpenter. But his biggest accomplishment was his family. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. He loved to hunt and fish. If he was outside with a hammer, a fishing pole or gun in his hand, he was happy. He always had a smile on his face and he always knew how to bring a smile to anyone else’s and just how to make a person laugh. He was loved by everyone. He is survived by his wife, Sue (Schmidt) Anderson of Mount Chase; three children, Mike Anderson and his wife, Maranda, of Linneus, Paul Schnitker and his wife, Lisa, of Maryland, and Tiffany Kaelin of Patten; five grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Filena of Florida, Fulton of Patten, Dwight of Florida, Dwinal of Mount Chase, Fonda, Sheldon, Steve and Stacy, all of Patten; several sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews; and close friend, Tony Kraunelis. He was predeceased by his parents; and one brother, Forrest. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, March 13, at Bowers Funeral Home, Island Falls. Spring interment will be at Patten Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may donate to Patten Recreation Department, care of Bowers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 579, Houlton, ME 04730.
Posted March 10, 2010, at 7:54 p.m.