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Josh Anderson

January 27, 1999 December 14, 2018
Josh Anderson
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Obituary for Josh Anderson

Josh Anderson, age 19, of rural Gully, MN, passed away suddenly on Friday, December 14th, in motor vehicle accident. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 22nd, at the Fosston High School new gymnasium with the Rev. Josiah Hoagland officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service on Friday, December 21st, at New Journey Church in Fosston. There will also be reviewal for one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the high school. Arrangements are with the Carlin Funeral Home of Fosston and messages of condolence may be sent at

Joshua Charles Anderson was born January 27, 1999 in Fargo, ND to Jody and Nathan Anderson. He was the third child in the family.

The family moved to Fosston, MN in 2012 where Josh attended Fosston High School and graduated in 2017. He loved being with his family and friends, farming, hunting, his mom’s banana bars, auto mechanics and four-wheeling and was an active member of the Headwaters Trail Crawlers organization. Josh loved to spend time with his friends “getting lost” on the country roads of Northwest Minnesota, and one of his favorite sayings was, “It will buff”. He always made anything a fun time, and he found excitement in the simple things that life brought. It seemed he could make anyone smile even on a bad day.

It is hard to sum up a young man such as Josh in a simple obituary as he was larger than life, always wore a smile (and a baseball cap), and a kind and friendly person to all who knew him. He loved his family and his friends and was always there if someone needed a word of encouragement, an ear to listen or a shoulder to lean on. Josh was the kind of friend that never let anyone go hungry or homeless, ever. His friends knew that no matter what they could go home with Josh and be welcomed with open arms and a hot meal.

Josh is survived by his parents, Nathan and Jody, his 3 siblings, Shelbie (Trevor) Wixo of Fosston, MN, Amber (Eugene) Maske of Fosston, MN, and Nicholas of Gully, MN. His grandparents, Neal and Jolene Anderson of Gully, MN and his grandmother, Lorraine Schendel of Fosston, MN. His nieces Natalie and Madilyn, and nephew Chad, special friend Kaitlyn Martine, aunts and uncles and cousins, and friends beyond measure, as well as his faithful dog, Dutchy.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, John Schendel; and Great-Grandma, Doris Anderson.

For those who knew Josh and felt his kindness, friendship and love this loss runs truly deep.

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5:00 PM 12/21/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/21/2018 7:00:00 PM
New Journey Church

505 9th St. NW
Fosston, MN 56542

Prayer service will be held at 7:00 p.m.

New Journey Church
505 9th St. NW Fosston 56542 MN
United States

Funeral Service




1:00 PM 12/22/2018 1:00:00 PM
Fosston High School

301 1st St. E
Fosston, Minnesota 56542

Reviewal for one hour prior to the service.

Fosston High School
301 1st St. E Fosston 56542 Minnesota
United States

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