John Joseph Anderson was born January 27, 1940 in Pennsylvania to Winnie Anderson (Hicks) and Ralph “Swede” Anderson. As a young boy he and his family moved to Colorado. John went on to graduate from Loveland High School in 1958. John then went on to barber school and practiced that art for a majority of his adult life. He owned several different salons over the years. After moving to Arizona in the 1980s for 4 years, they returned to Loveland. Shortly after returning to Colorado, he became a water commissioner for the State of Colorado starting in Loveland, then transferring to Kersey until his retirement. John loved playing softball, bowling, hunting and fishing.
John married Barbara in 1979 and they were married until his passing. He is survived by his wife Barbara; daughter Jennifer; and grandchildren Bella and Joshua.
John passed on May 7, 2020 due to complications from a stroke.
Cremation has been completed. Memorial services will be held at a later date.