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Anez funeral scheduled for Saturday

WILLMAR — The funeral for Jared P. Anez, 45, of Willmar, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Willmar.

Anez, a Willmar area businessman and chairman of the Willmar School Board, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church, with a time of sharing at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Willmar.

Anez was president of Anez Consulting Inc. of Willmar, a family-owned business he began in 1997.

The company provides consulting services for farmers in many parts of the state, helping them develop production and conservation plans to promote environmental stewardship and comply with regulations. Anez earned a degree in animal science from North Dakota State University.

He was elected to the School Board in 2014 and had been elected chairman of the board in January.