Anson Visnaw

Resided in Escanaba, MI
Died December 19, 2022

Escanaba, MI


Anson D. Visnaw, age 67, of Escanaba, passed away Monday, December 19, 2022 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba.


Anson was born September 21, 1955 in Escanaba, MI, the son of Willie Visnaw and Elaine (Dupont) Visnaw. He enlisted into the United States Navy. He was later discharged due to a medical injury.


Anson was united in marriage to Connie Anderson on June 12, 2003.


Anson enjoyed watching sports, fishing, hunting and playing board games.


In addition to his wife, Connie, he is survived by:

4 Sisters: Judy Minkin of Marquette, MI

                Mary Eva (Richard) Krouth of Perkins, MI

                Charmaine Willette of Escanaba, MI

                Rose Young of Kalamazoo, MI

Children: Justin (Crystal) Anderson of Escanaba, MI

                Robert Anderson of Kalamazoo, MI

                Danny (Valerie) Johnson of Perkins, MI

3 Grandchildren

And Numerous Nieces and Nephews


In addition to his Parents, he was preceded in death by:

Brother: Vern Hawley

Sisters: Sandra King and Pamela St.Cyr


Private viewing will take place at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be directed to his Sister, Mary Krouth and mailed to the Skradski Funeral Home, 118 South 12th Street, Escanaba, MI.

4 Tributes for “Anson Visnaw

    Dad was an amazing man, husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle! He loved his grandchildren Ashtin, Freya, and Raven more than anything! His smile whenever we came over with the kids could light up a mansion. The day before dad left us we spent almost the whole day with him to celebrate Ashtin’s birthday. They played many board and card games together ever since Ashtin could walk and talk. It was their thing! The last checkers game sunday night before coming home was a nail biter! Ashtin, Freya, Raven and their Papa had an amazing bond ❤ No matter what type of day he had, all he needed was them to make it better! Being a Grandfather was his favorite accomplishment and he will forever be missed by us all. We love you so much Dad, Rest Easy

    Anson was a good man who was just crazy about his grandkids. Being a grandfather was his biggest pride and biggest joy. He loved Ashtin, Freya and Raven all to pieces with an extra soft spot in his heart just for Ashtin. Anson was so proud of Ashtin and their bond was a strong one. It’s so disappointing to see that the thing he loved most in the world, being a grandfather, is reduce to ‘3 Grandkids’. He would have wanted the world to know their names. His last chance at showing off his grandkids and that was taken away from him. How unfair. My condolences to Anson’s family. My heart goes out to everyone hurting from the loss and Anson especially his sweet grandbabies who loved him completely and unconditionally.
    Stay strong. We love you Justin, crystal, Ashtin, Freya, Raven and all the people who where there for Anson out of love and caring for him and no other reason.

    I am so sorry and saddened for your loss. I have many fond memories of Anson and all the family over the years as we have known each other since childhood. My thought and prayers are with all of you. Much love and prayers Darlinda (Dar) Bruntjens

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