EAST PEORIA – Clifford Coolidge Anderson, 88, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the Fondulac Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in East Peoria. |
He was born May 31, 1924, in Elgin, to Victor T. and Florence A.(Newborgh) Anderson. Clifford was a lifelong resident of Elgin until 2005, when he relocated to central Illinois.
He is survived by a daughter, Connie and (Richard) Phillips of Washington; a son, Clifford Anderson of Effingham; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and numerous cousins in the greater Elgin area.
Clifford was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Eugene L. Anderson and Kenneth H. Anderson; sister, Vernette Shingledecker; brothers, Victor G. and Donald T. Anderson; son, Victor J.D. Anderson in 2005; daughter, Bonnie L. Thompson in 2003; infant twins in 1949; infant son, Michael Anderson in 1951; a granddaughter, Blanche Smith in 2012; and a great-granddaughter, Tory in 1986.
Schmidt-Haller Burial and Cremation Services, 1625 Candletree Drive, Peoria, is in charge of the arrangements and cremation rites will be accorded. There will be no visitation or services.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Apr. 21, 2013