PEORIA - Clark F. Anderson, 78, of Peoria passed away at 4:49 p.m. Monday, January 23, 2017, at Liberty Village Manor Court, surrounded by his family.
He was born July 9, 1938, in Peoria, the son of Harold and Marie Wageman Anderson. Clark married Ruth Ann Lee on September 22, 1961, at Trinity Lutheran Church.
Clark is survived by his wife of 55 years; one son, Clark (Lois) Anderson of Dunlap; one daughter, Leigh Anderson of Peoria; two grandchildren, Kayleigh and Kelsey Anderson; and one sister, Rosalyn (Charles) Hufendick of Dunlap.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Clark worked for District 150 until his retirement in 2000, last working as Director of Buildings & Grounds.
He was a lifelong and very active member of Trinity Lutheran Church. He was an Army veteran, a member of The Illinois Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Thrivent and past member of the Lutheran Cemetery Board.
Clark was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who loved dogs, fishing and classic cars. He rebuilt a 1935 Ford Coupe and was a handyman who could fix virtually anything.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 28, 2017, at Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. Mark Nelson will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, January 27, 2017, at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, UnityPoint Hospice or The Alzheimer's Association
To view Clark's memorial page or to leave an online condolence, please go to www.davison-fulton.com