Donald Leroy Anderson
1935 - 2021
Mueller Funeral Home, Ottawa
800 First Avenue
Ottawa, IL
Donald Leroy Anderson
Born: February 16, 1935 in Sheridan, IL
Died: September 2, 2021 in Kangley, IL
Donald L. Anderson, 86, of Kangley, passed away Thursday morning, September 2, 2021 at his home.
Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 Noon Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at the Mueller Funeral Home, Ottawa with Rev. Luella Loveless, officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral services Tuesday at the funeral home.
Donald was born February 16, 1935 in Sheridan to Sydney Newmann and Evelynn Grace (Vincent) Anderson. He married Mola Smith on April 1, 1953 until the time of her passing. On December 13, 1997, Donald married Mary Hutchcraft Reynolds in Ottawa. He held employment with Libby Owens Ford and McConville-Anderson Home Builders.
Survivors include his wife, Mary; two daughters, Sandra (Jerry) McConville and Barbara (Dave) Bell; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; a sister, Joan LaPradd, and two brothers, Dean Anderson and Harlo Anderson. Also surviving, are Mary's children, Melody (Tim) Fuller, Marty (Carolyn) Reynolds, Kathy (Tino) Rubio and Debbie O'Hara.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Mola; sisters, Betty Elko and Marilyn Tunget; brothers, Sidney and Ray Anderson.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.
You may sign the online guestbook and share remembrances at Mueller Funeral Home and Crematory 800 First Avenue, Ottawa, IL 61350 815-434-4433

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Mary, Sending love to you and your family at this sad time. May Don rest in peace. The ones we love are never gone; they live within our hearts. Love from Andrew, Kathleen, Bridgette and Benjamin xxxx
Andrew and Kathleen Scowen
September 8, 2021
Mary, my prayers and thoughts are with you at this sad time. God bless Don. Love from Doreen. X
Doreen O'Hara
September 8, 2021
Dear Mary and family, we were saddened to hear of the passing of Don. We meet up with you and Don on our last trip to the States and we had a lovely afternoon with Don, You, Kathy and Tim. These are memories we will cherish close to our heart. Know Mary you were an amazing Wife to Don and looked after to him with all your care and love. We send all our love and deepest condolences to you and the family and to let you know we are thinking of you all at this time. May god bless you and keep you all safe and may your dear Don now Rest In Peace in the arms of the Lord. With loving thoughts Daniel, Bernadette and Nicholas
Daniel,Bernadette and Nicholas O´Hara
September 7, 2021
To Mom (Mary) & extended families, Although faraway, we are near in heart, thinking of you as you celebrate Don's life and remembering the happy times we spent together. Sending you our sympathy & love at this sad time. You are in our thoughts & prayers always, with much love, Debbie xo
Debbie O'Hara
September 7, 2021
Well wishes for all of Don's loved ones as we remember and celebrate his time with us all. Sending love from Australia
Nathaniel and Zoe O'Hara
September 6, 2021
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