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1915 - 2010 | Obituary Condolences
Julius T. Andresen, 94, of Rockford, Ill., passed away Thursday, May 27, 2010, at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford.
Born Aug. 17, 1915, in Omaha, Neb., the son of Theodore Peter and Martha (Moluf) Andresen, Julius first married Lillian E. Cederberg on Oct. 25, 1941, in Chicago, and later married Mary Ellen Engelsen on Feb. 8, 2003, in DeKalb .
Julius was the owner of DeKalb Realty for 40 years and was a former DeKalb-area farmer. He was a former member of Bethany Baptist Church and was currently a member of Sycamore-DeKalb Evangelical Free Church. Julius was a former member of Sycamore Rotary Club, DeKalb Board of Realtors and Chicago Farm and Land Brokers Association.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen, of Rockford; daughter, Karin (Joe) Voorhies of Mission Viejo, Calif.; three sons, Paul (Barbara) Andresen of DeKalb, DuWayne (Sally) Andresen of Weatherford, Texas, and James Andresen of Gurnee; grandchildren, David Voorhies, Beth (Geoff) Simon, Kirsten (Mike) Bell, Amy (Jamie) Macdonald, Courtney (Scott) Fredericksen, Don Andresen, Nicholas Andresen and Jamie (Tim) Parsons; great-grandchildren, Brooke and Olivia Simon, Rebecca, Jessica and Jack Andresen, Taylor and David Bell, Madison Voorhies, Brayden and Tanner Macdonald, William and Samuel Julius Fredericksen and Lillian Parsons; brother, Ted Andresen; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lillian; two grandsons, Gregory Voorhies and Daniel Andresen.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 3, at Evangelical Free Church in DeKalb, with the Rev. Brad Reardon officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Park Cemetery in DeKalb. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, at Anderson Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Julius T. Andresen Memorial Fund in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, DeKalb, IL 60115. For information, call 815-756-1022 or visit AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com.
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