RICHARD G. ANDERSON, 80, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Born Oct. 13, 1931, in Edgerton, Ind., he was the son of the late Benjamin and Bertha B. (Pattee) Anderson. He work ed as an auto mechanic for Summit City Radiator and was a member of Eagles 3164-New Haven. He enjoyed playing cards, fishing, and especially his grandchildren. Surviving family include his wife of 50 years, Lila (Syndram) Anderson of Fort Wayne; children, Richard (Desi) Anderson of Columbia City, Dan (Shiela) Anderson and Rob Anderson, both of Fort Wayne; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; and brother, Maurice Anderson. He was also preceded in passing by two daughters, Melinda and Rebecca; four brothers; four sisters; and a great-granddaughter, Kristiana Shaw. Funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 7, 2012, at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne. Visitation is from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 6, 2012, at the funeral home. To leave condolences, please visit


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Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals
6810 Old Trail Road Fort Wayne, IN 46809
(260) 747-3186

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on May 4, 2012