We are saddened to learn of the passing of Sigurd Anderson. He, along with his wife Ann, established the Anderson Gallery at Drake University in 1996. We celebrate his life as we recognize his legacy and impact. We send our sympathies to his cherished family and friends.

Sigurd Einar Anderson, 88, was born January 26, 1933 in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Clarence and Gladys (Jones) Anderson. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family Saturday, February 13, 2021. Sigurd is survived by his wife, Ann Green Anderson; daughter, Mertze Anderson Johnson; grandchildren, Ian (Amy) Johnson, Sigurd Anderson IV and Sean Anderson; other loving relatives and many dear friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Sigurd Anderson III and his son-in-law, Wade B. Johnson. Cremation has occurred and per Sigurd’s wishes, there will be no services at this time. His ashes will be distributed with those of his family in the summertime. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Des Moines Art Center in loving memory of Sigurd.

From Hamilton Funeral Home on 2.20.21