Pamala Ann Anderson went home to be with Jesus on March 19, 2022, at the age of 77, from complications of cancer treatment.
Pam was born in Casper, Wyoming to Johnie K. and Patricia June Rodgers Pickinpaugh on February 1st, 1945. She grew up on the family ranch in Douglas, Wyoming. Her senior year she won the state United Nations speech contest and was awarded a trip to the UN in New York City. She graduated from Douglas High School in 1963, and earned a degree in education from the University of Wyoming in 1967.
Pam married her childhood sweetheart, James D. Anderson, on June 4, 1966. Pam and Jim had two children, Matt and Amy, and settled in Glenrock, Wyoming in 1970. In 2015 they moved to Greenville, Wisconsin to be near Matt and his family.
Pam taught elementary education for over thirty years. She served on the Wyoming Board of Education, State of Wyoming Raising Readers, Glenrock Boys and Girls Club, Glenrock Paleon, Memorial Hospital Foundation Board, Young Authors, as well as numerous volunteer activities.
Throughout her life, she held an unwavering faith in God, which she shared with those who surrounded her. Pam was a kind and gentle person who loved unconditionally.
Pam joins her parents, Johnie and Patricia in Heaven. She is survived by her husband Jim, son Matt (Stacy), daughter Amy (James), brother Kenneth (Barb), sister Vicki (Francis); grandchildren Elizabeth (Marty), Brad, Blythe, Courtney, Spencer, Josh, Brook and great grandchildren J.J. and Ethan.
A service to celebrate Pam’s life will be held on Saturday, March 26 at 10:00 AM at Calvary Bible Church located at 1450 Oakridge Road in Neenah. The family will greet relatives and friends following the service.
“See, I am sending an angel ahead of you to guard you along the way and to bring you to the place I have prepared.”