In Memory of




Obituary for Douglas "Ross" Anderson


Ross Anderson, 87, of Mitchell passed peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Monday, October 30, 2023.

Beloved husband of Jean Anderson. Dear father of Robert Anderson (Rosemary), Murray Anderson (Kim), Brenda Salton (Gerry), Mary Baes (Paul), Steve Anderson (Barbie) and Ann Anderson (Jamie). Loving grandfather of 16 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Shirley Rose. Dear brother-in-law of Laurinda, Marlene and Marion Anderson. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Francis and Evelyn Anderson, brothers Francis Anderson (Jeanne), Dr. Alvin J. Anderson, Laverne Anderson, Brian Anderson, sister Olive in childhood and brother-in-law Leonard Rose.

Ross farmed in Logan Township. He enjoyed softball, playing cards, square dancing and round dancing. Over the years, he sang in church choirs including Mount Pleasant United, Main St. United and Reflections on Silver Lake. He was often seen in the Mitchell Fall Fair Parade driving one of his antique classic cars.

Friends will be received at the Lockhart Funeral Home, 109 Montreal St., Mitchell on Thursday, November 2 from 5-8 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, Mitchell. A reception will follow at the Lockhart Reception Centre. Memorial donations to the Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of one's choice would be appreciated and may be made at

Ross's family would like to thank the staff of Stratford General Hospital for their excellent care.