Robert L. Anderson, 90, of Millstadt, Ill., born Thursday, Oct. 26, 1922, in Saint Joseph, Mo., died Friday, April 19, 2013, at his residence in Millstadt, Ill.
Robert worked as a cable repairman for Southwestern Bell. He was a member of First Assembly of God in Belleville, Ill., Gothic Lodge No. 852 AF&AM, Scottish Rite Bodies, Ainad Shrine, 63 year member of Southern Illinois Court 86 ROJ, Over the Hill Club and Millstadt Sportsman Club. He was a United States World War II Navy veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith I. Anderson; parents, John Q. and Clare E., nee McIntire, Anderson; son, Robert L. Anderson, Jr.; brother, John Q. Anderson, III; sisters, Mary Margaret Graves and Marjorie Aud.
Surviving are his sons, Jeffrey Anderson and Teresa Sandheinrich of Freeburg, Ill., and Kirk Anderson of Millstadt, Ill.; grandchildren, Morgan Anderson, Klaire Anderson and Ryan Anderson; great-grandchildren, Natalie May Anderson and William Jeffrey Anderson; brother-in-law, Donald (Peggy) Harris of Springfield, Mo.; sisters-in-law, Jean Hoffmann of Belleville, Ill., and Eunice Anderson of Belleville, Ill.; dear nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, First Assembly of God or Family Hospice. Condolences may be expressed online at www.kurrusfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Ill. There will be a Jester Walk Through at 7:13 p.m. followed by Masonic Services at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home Sunday evening.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2013, at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Raynaud officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.
KURRUS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Apr. 20, 2013