Wolfgang "Andy" Anderson was born in Konigsberg, East Prussia on October 11, 1941, died at Lompoc Valley Medical Center on Saturday, October 8, 2011. After a valiant fight against Pancreatic Cancer, he is at rest.
Andy came to America in 1952 and made America his home. He was a
Commercial Builder for forty-five years, and leaves many buildings across Southern California. In Lompoc, he built the Samsun Medical Center.
A Lompoc resident off-and-on for thirty years, Andy retired to Lompoc in 2009.
He is survived by his mother Editha Cooper Wolff of Lompoc, his wife Wendy of Lompoc, his son Michael Anderson and wife Diane of Lincoln, Nebraska, daughter Dawn Smith of Lincoln, Nebraska, stepdaughter Tina Hotchkiss and husband Steve of Hamden, Connecticut, stepson Joseph Massey and wife Kristen, of Cedar Rapids Iowa, stepson Edward Ellis-Compton of Los Angeles, grandchildren Tyler, Tanner, Jessica, Kevin, Scott, Sammy, Alexis, and Holly, nephew Mark Anderson and great-nephew Marky, of Gowanda, New York.
The family would like to recognize Dr. Riemer, Dr. Lossing and his assistant Cara, and the following people at the Lompoc Valley Medical Center, Brandy (Lab) his favorite blood-letter, Meghan in E.R., and ward nurses
Michelle and Sharon, the Pharmacy Staff at Savon Drug Store, all of whom provided excellent comfort and care during his struggle against this devastating disease. Also our thanks to the many people who offered up their prayers for Andy.
Andy loved fishing and camping at Lake Cachuma, and pushing the buttons on the slot machines at the Chumash Casino. He was always involved in building projects and for him the Home Depot Store was his favorite place to shop.
Memorial services will be held at Starbuck-Lind Mortuary, 123 North “A” Street, Lompoc, Ca. on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 10:30 a.m.
Andy was loved and will be missed by his family and many friends.