Robert D. Anderson, 73, of Kalkaska passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 at KMHC – LTC. He was born on Nov. 25, 1939 in Kalkaska, the son of the late Sven and Fairy Lucille (Lesher) Anderson. Robert was the devoted father of Diane (Jerry) Anderson-Miller of Thermopolis, Wyo.; cherished grandfather of Ashleigh (Jerry) Wilson, Anderson "Annie" (Andrew) Borgen, and Arica L. Miller, all of Thermopolis, Wyo., and Jarrod L. Miller of Cody, Wyo.; and beloved great-grandfather of Aiden Borgen.
Robert graduated from Kalkaska High School in 1957 and joined the US Navy. He loved everything about the Navy, including the traveling and all of the different experiences that came with it. Robert later became a recruiter until his retirement 21 years after enlisting. Deciding he had a lot of extra time, Robert began working for the US Postal Service and retired over 20 years later. His hobbies included trout fishing, traveling during the winter and especially spending time with his friends at the local VFW
Robert was preceded in death by his twin sisters, Helen May and Ellen Kay Anderson.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home. The funeral service is on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in Robert's honor to the VFW Kalkaska Post 8684, 408 Hyde St, Kalkaska, MI 49646.
Condolences can be left online for the family at wolfeoneill.com
Arrangements were made by Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, our family serving yours.