Brett Ivan Anderson was born July 19, 1985 in Des Moines, Iowa, to Roger Anderson and Catherine "Cathy" Meyer. He was a 2003 graduate of Winterset High School; in 2007 he earned his BA in Athletic Training from Central College in Pella, IA, and in 2009 received his Masters Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Wyoming in Laramie. Following college he worked as an Assistant Athletic Trainer for Track and Field at Wichita State University in Wichita.
Brett enjoyed all sports; however, soccer was his true passion. He played soccer from kindergarten through college. He also enjoyed reading, drawing, and music, especially playing the guitar. Brett was a caring and energetic individual who valued his relationships with his family and freinds. He also loved dogs, his and any others.
Brett died unexpectedly at his mother's home, Saturday, December 19, 2009.