Kenneth R. Anderson
1930 - 2021
BORN
1930
DIED
2021
Kenneth Rockwell Anderson, age 90, of Chicago, (Smith Village Resident), (USN EMP3 Submarine Specialist) USS Greenfish, Korean War Veteran. Retired 70-year member IBEW Local 134 – Foreman EWC City of Chicago. (Kenny, Swede, Sonny) was the proud son of the late Kathleen and late Rockwell Anderson. Devoted husband of the late Noreen (Patsy) Cunningham for 66 years. Fond brother of the late June (late Bill) Burns, the late Patsy (late Marty) O'Donnell, Marie (Donald) Niestrom, the late Linda (late Art) Hagen, and Philip (late Christine). Mentor and proud father to Mark (Diane), Terry (late Christine) and fiancé Beth Toomey, Kenneth (Susan), James (Maximo), and Jamie (Daniel) Galeher. Proud grandfather of (11) Gina (Matt) Doruff, Michael (Carolyn), Jennifer (Mike) Stone, Mark, Conor, Brendan, Colin, Caitlin, Nolan (Moira), Ian and Patrick. Blessed great grandfather of Olivia, Jack, Lola, Brady, Mickey, Evelyn, Liam, Anderson, Maeve and the late Daniel. Loving and supportive Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Kenneth's friends and family will miss his humor, immense loyalty, and ability to overcome many of life's challenges. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Homes for Our Troops www.hfotusa.org , or Honor Flight Chicago [email protected]

Memorial visitation will be Saturday, August 14, from 8:30 am – 9:25am at St. Christina Church located at 111th S. Christiana, Chicago. Traditional Christian mass immediately following at 9:30. Interment will be held on August 16, 2021 2:00pm at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL.

"It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived." General George S. Patton

Published by MilitaryTimes.com on Aug. 2, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Aug
14
Visitation
St Christina Church 3342 W. 111th Street
Aug
14
Funeral
8:30a.m. - 12:00a.m.
St Christina Church 3342 W. 111th Street
Aug
16
Burial
2:00p.m. - 12:00a.m.
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elmwood, Illinois
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To Mark, Kenny and the entire Anderson family . Please accept my most sincere and heartfelt condolences for the loss of your Dad. I really enjoyed your father and I´m sure he will be missed by such a loving family and friends. May he Rest In Peace.
George Demas
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August 8, 2021
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