Donne Lee Anderson
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SALISBURY—Donne Lee Anderson, 78, of Salisbury, formerly of Elgen, ILL., passed away suddenly on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Salisbury. He was born on July 24, 1934, in Elgen, to the late Carl Anderson and Nell Hansford Anderson.
He was the loving husband to Loretta V. Anderson whom he married on Oct. 10, 1964, in Cambridge. Donne and Loretta moved from Illinois to Calvert Co., Md., in 1970, and then to Salisbury in 1998. He was a project manager for Northrop Grumman for fifteen years until his retirement in May of 1998. Donne served his country from 1951, until his retirement from the U. S. Navy in 1981, after twenty 24 years of service. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and during his career he was stationed on the USS Albany and the USS Long Beach and was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign War both of Batavia, ILL. Donne liked lighthouses and enjoyed spending time with his son Terry and his grandchildren watching racing.
He is survived by his son Terry Anderson and his wife Rebecca of Lusby, Md.; grandchildren Dale, Amie and Anthony Anderson and his brother Chuck Anderson of MN.
He was preceded in death by his wife Loretta who passed away on Aug. 13, 2011; a son, Carl Anderson; sister Barbara Anderson Keeler and his brother, Terry L. Anderson.
Pallbearers will be Sonny Hayman, Timothy Halterman, Thomas Stahl, Eugene R. Collins, Amar Bhatia and Steve Nero. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jimmy Brown, Teresa Brown and KC Bhatia. The family will receive friends on Thursday April 18, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 20 American Lane, Lusby, Md. Funeral services will be held on Friday April 19, 2013 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Linwood "Sonny" Benton officiating. Interment will follow at the Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery at 2 p.m. in Hurlock.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Donne's memory to the Hebron Fire Company, P. O. Box 300, Hebron, Md 21830. For more information or to leave condolences please visit www.rauschfuneralhomes.com
Published in The Daily Times on Apr. 17, 2013