Howard Anderson

HOWARD H. ANDERSON, 86 ROCKTON - Howard H. Anderson, 86, of Rockton passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, at home. Born May 12, 1924, in Linden, Wis., the son of Albert and Lena (Korn) Anderson. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Howard was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather; nothing gave Howard more joy and happiness than spending time with his loved ones. Howard was a family man, and he loved to cook and do cross-stitch. He was an alderman in Loves Park. Married Janett Piper on June 29, 1945. Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Janett; children, Linda Hall, Vicki Bragelman, Steven Anderson, Dennis (Sue) Anderson and Brenda (Ron Carlson) Anderson; grandchildren, Lisa, Laura, Joe, Shannon, Stacey, Natalie, Lil Steven, Sarah, Cody and Chrissy; great-grandchildren, Ellie, Tessa, Evan, Gabe, Tyanna, Dylan, Payton, Katie and Allison; brothers, Robert and Marvin; and sisters, Tootie and Barb. Service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, in Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Road, Machesney Park, IL 61115; with visitation from 1 p.m. to time of service. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Lunch afterwards at the American Legion in Rockton. Online condolences may be given to the family at


Funeral Home

Sunset Funeral Home
8800 North Alpine Road Machesney Park, IL 61115
(815) 633-0211

Published in Rockford Register Star from Sept. 15 to Sept. 16, 2010