July 25, 1941 ~ January 21, 2004
William Dean Anselmo, born July 25, 1941, in Denver, Colorado, passed away after a long battle with cancer at home in Reno, Nevada on January 21, 2004, surrounded by his family. He was a loving son, husband and father. He was preceded in death by his father, Michael Angelo Anselmo in 1990. He is survived by his wife, Sue; his parents, Jeanne and Frank Leonard, all of Reno; sons, Michael of Pueblo and Timothy of Reno; daughters, Michelle (Rick) Tanga of Salt Lake City, Utah, Melanie (Brian) Taylor of Phoenix, Arizona, and Marcelle Anselmo of Colorado Springs, Colorado; stepdaughter, Rachelle Quigley of Reno; stepsons, Christopher Ardoin and Justin Ardoin of Reno, and Samuel Ardoin of Petoskey, Michigan; and thirteen grandchildren. William served in the United States Navy. Funeral services were held in Reno, at the First Congregational Church, 627 Sunnyside Drive. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 P.M., Friday, January 30, 2004, at Imperial Memorial Gardens in Pueblo with Reverend Dr. Charlene Nimmo officiating.