Thursday, September 21, 2023

Connect with us:

Obituary: Wayne A. Anderson

November 30, 1944 – May 21, 2022

information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Wayne A. AndersonWayne A. Anderson, age 77, of Dyer, IN went home to his Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Beloved husband of Karen Anderson, nee Blank. Dear father of Bekki (Glenn) Van Deursen, Betsy (Brian) Arney, Aaron (Kari) Anderson, Jason (Lisa) Anderson, and Amanda Anderson. Loving grandfather of Collin (Jessica) Zackavec, Kelsey Van Deursen, Bradley Van Deursen, Maura Zackavec, Mac Anderson, Joel Zackavec, Henry Withrow, Claire Anderson, Hannah Anderson, Austin Anderson, Cooper Withrow, Dugan Withrow, Joshua England, Ares Anderson, Isabel Arney and Emma Arney and two great-grandchildren. Brother of the late Ron (Sue) Anderson.

Wayne loved the Lord and served him with his involvement in Gideons International and other mission causes. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. He enjoyed playing golf. He was loved by many and will be missed.

A visitation for family and friends will take place on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, from 3 – 8 p.m. at Village Church, 14849 W. 93rd Avenue, Dyer, Indiana. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Village Church with services conducted by Rev. Steve Miller. Memorial contributions may be given to Gideons International ( or Village Church Mission Fund ( For more information or to sign an online guestbook please visit or call 219-322-7300.

Smits Funeral Homes
Smits Funeral Homes
We are a family-owned business providing compassionate, professional end-of-life care. We handle all the details during a difficult time, so you can focus on the things that matter. We understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. Call our main office at 219-322-7300 to find out more about the customized services we can offer your family when the time comes.