Richie Strand, Jr.

February 28, 1972 - September 5, 2017


Visitation: Visitation will be Thursday from 2-8 p.m., family present from 6-8 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.
Service: Memorial services will begin at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 8, 2017 at Springdale Lutheran Church, rural Sioux Falls, SD.

Richard Strand Pic         Richard “Richie” Strand, Jr., age 45, died Tuesday, September 5, 2017 the result of a motor vehicle accident near Canton.  Memorial services will begin at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 8, 2017 at Springdale Lutheran Church, rural Sioux Falls, SD.  Visitation will be Thursday from 2-8 p.m., family present from 6-8 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.

          Richie was born on February 28, 1972 in Sioux Falls, SD to Richard and Carol (Heath) Strand.  He grew up in the Canton and attended Canton Schools.  He worked various jobs but especially enjoyed cooking at the Union Gospel Mission.  He had a strong faith, a big heart, and loved music.  He treasured his time with family, especially his kids and granddaughter.

          Richie is survived by his mother, Carol (Jeff) Anderberg, Canton, SD; his children, Cara Strand, Heath Strand both of Sioux Falls and Desirae (Brian) Johnson and their daughter, Brailey, Alcester, SD; sister, Mandy Anderberg, Canton; niece, Frankie; nephew, Jett; grandmother, Donna Koenig;  along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.   He was preceded in death by his father, Richard and his grandparents, Harvey Strand, and Carroll and Hjordis Heath.

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  1. Carol and family, I’m so sorry for the lose of your son. I can’t imagine what your going through. Just remember all the great memories you have of him and all the JOY he brought into your life! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love Steve and Shannon Helder

  2. Carol, just heard the tragic news. Our deepest condolences and sympathy to both you and your family. We have you in our thoughts.

    Love from
    Steinar, Hilde, Reidun and Olav Stein

  3. I am so sorry to hear about Richie. What a guy he was. He had a kind soul and a big heart. Though these words can’t take away your pain, know that I am keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time.

  4. I hadn’t seen or talked to Richie in almost 25 years, but I always remembered him as someone that was easily liked and a great guy to be around. When I learned of his death it was very shocking and even though I hadn’t seen him in years something just kind of sank in that moment. Richie will truly be missed. May his family find peace and healing in the Lord. My family’s prayers go out to yours….

  5. I’m so sorry, Carol. I always remember Richie with a sweet smile and a loving way. What a comfort to know that he loved the Lord and believed in our Savior Jesus Christ. We will all be with him again one day in heaven. My love and sincerest sympathy. Linda