It is with great sadness that the family of Valerie Jo Anderson announces her passing, on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Spring, TX. She was born on March 4, 1955 in Los Alamitos, CA to parents Joseph Delare and Shirlee Jane Vasentine. She spent her teenage years in Norway and England before returning and settling in Houston, TX. Valerie worked at Southwestern Bell for over ten years and loved her work family. She was fiercely devoted to her family, and would be the first to go to bat for those she loved. She was also a remarkably strong woman, surviving two battles with breast cancer and a mitral valve replacement.
Valerie will be lovingly remembered by her husband and best friend of 44 years, Ricky Allan Anderson, their daughter Rachel and husband Clifford Jahn, and their son Andy and wife Rachel Anderson, and her beloved grandchildren Austin Jahn, Cara Jahn, CJ Anderson, and Avery Anderson. She will be greatly missed by her brother Drew (Bimmie) and wife Lori Vasentine; sister in law Cindy and husband Jim Safar, sister in law Melodie and husband Bill Blakemore, as well as all of her nieces and nephews.
She is preceeded in death by her parents, Joseph and Shirlee Vasentine, her in-laws Charles and Eva Anderson, and her beloved Basset Hound, Turbo.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 15, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Addison Funeral Home, 18630 Kuykendahl Rd, Spring TX. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 16 at 10:00 a.m. at Addison Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Memorial Oaks Cemetery, 13001 Katy Fwy, Houston TX.
Special Instructions/Comments: The Addison family and staff extend our heartfelt condolences to Valerie's family in their time of loss.