Robert G. Anderson, 89, of 215 Woodlawn Court, Quincy, died Wednesday (Dec. 4, 2013) in his home. He was born July 26, 1924, in Quincy, a son of William "Hank" and Agnes Hilgenbrink Anderson. He married Eileene Schlangen on June 19, 1948, in St. Rose Catholic Church. She survives. Mr. Anderson served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II during the European Theater. He was able to participate in the local Honor Flight. He was the owner and operator for many years of the Broadway Press until his retirement. He was a member of the Church of St. Peter. He also was a longtime member of Spring Lake Country Club and the Knights of Columbus. He loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He particularly enjoyed gardening in the yard. Following his retirement, he spent much time at his "Last Resort" in Missouri. He is survived by two sons, Kent Anderson and his wife, Ann, and Louis Anderson and his wife, Barbara, all of Quincy; five grandchildren, Matthew (Sarah) Anderson, Sarah E. Anderson, Brian Anderson, Laura Anderson and Mark Anderson; two great-grandchildren, Olivia and Gabriel Anderson; a sister, Marilyn Scheufele; and a brother-in-law, the Rev. Lou Schlangen. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, William Anderson and John "Jack" Anderson. SERVICES: 9 a.m. Saturday in the Church of St. Peter. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery with military rites conducted at the cemetery. VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. tonight in the Church of St. Peter. MEMORIALS: St. Peter School, Quincy Notre Dame Foundation or Masses in his memory. ARRANGEMENTS: The Duker and Haugh Funeral Home. WEBSITE: www.dukerandhaugh.com.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Dec. 6 to Dec. 8, 2013