Funeral services for Norris Anson age 61, of Ewing were 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 3, 2013 at the Church of Christ in Ewing, with Robert Moore, Officiating. Music was provided by John Petersen. Burial will be in Clearwater Cemetery. Pallbearers were Kenny Steskal, Jack Sisson, Mike Summers, Darrell Allumbaugh, Del Potter, and Charlie Perkins. Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Visitation was Wednesday, January 2, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater with a 7:00 p.m. Prayer Service with Pastor Wayne Smith, Officiating. Norris passed away Sunday, December 30, 2012 at his home. Norris Lynn Anson was born on November 6, 1951 to Lester and Opal (Bredehoft) Anson in Norfolk, NE. Norris grew up in the Battle Creek area where he attended school. On December 2, 1972 he was united in marriage to Patricia Hubel in Battle Creek. They just recently celebrated their 40th Wedding Anniversary. To this marriage they had two sons, Lester and Adam. After their marriage the couple moved to live in Elkhart, Indiana, where he worked at Federal Press. The next year they moved back to Ewing and he began driving truck for Jack Sisson, Sr. In 1976 he bought his first truck and eventually had up to 8 trucks leased to Hunt Transportation. In 2006, he leased on and drove truck with Graber Trucking. In January of 2008 he sold his truck fleet that was leased to Hunt Transport and continued to drive his truck that he drove and leased to Graber Trucking in Ewing.
He enjoyed fishing, camping, spending time with his grandkids and family. Working at his shop and beer 30ing with his buddies at his shop. Survived by his wife, Pat of Ewing. Sons: Lester and wife April Anson of Pierce, NE, Adam and wife, Kelsey Anson of Clarkston, WA. 3 grandsons, Blaine, Parker, Samuel, and one in the oven. Brother, Myron "Mike" and wife Chris Anson of Clearwater, NE. Sister, Brenda Watson of Ewing, NE. Preceded in death by his parents; Lester and Opal and grandparents; Vera Anson, John and Martha Bredehoft.