Richard F. Anders
SPRINGFIELD, IL - Richard F. Anders, 76, died at 7:30 a.m., Friday, May 2, 2014, at home in Springfield after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer.
He was born March 5, 1938, in Springfield, to Russell and Mattie Lynn Anders. He married Jean Lauchner.
Preceding him in death were his parents; one son, Stephen Michael Anders; one sister and two brothers.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Anders of Springfield; two children, Rick (Teri) Anders of Auburn and Cathy (Ron) Wenneborg of Chatham; eight grandchildren: Veronica, Molly, Taylor, Aaron, Drew, Kylie, Katelyn and Abby; five great-grandchildren: Eli, Isaac, Gabriella, Avery and Benjamin; two sisters, Joan Nichols of Spring, Texas and Mattie (Ron) Luck of Springfield; one brother, Russell (Delilah) Anders of Springfield; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family would like to thank Memorial Hospice for the kind and caring service he received.
He was employed as a Mechanical Serviceman. He enjoyed fishing and was a resident of Southern View most of his life. Richard was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.
Visitation: 5-7 p.m., Monday, May 5, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home with Vaughn Beeman officiating. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of donor's choice.
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