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Donald Anderson

March 8, 1926 ~ January 6, 2020 (age 93)

Obituary

93 year old, Don Anderson, of DeMotte, passed away January 6, 2020.

On March 8, 1926, in Chicago, Illinois, Don was born to Albert and Ida (Groves) Anderson. On October 25, 1947, Don married the love of his life, Mary Ralich in Chicago, at the Methodist Church, by the Youth Minister. Don served in the US Navy aboard the USS Drew during WWII  as a 3rd class storekeeper in the Pacific theater. He attended the Christian Church of DeMotte. He was a member of the DeMotte American Legion Post #440, and the Lion’s Club. Don was an Optician who made and adjusted glasses for over 50 years.

Don is survived by his loving family: wife: Mary, children: Don (Sue) Anderson, Dan Anderson, Dale Anderson, Tammy Smith, 8 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and brother: James (Carole) Anderson.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers: Robert, William, 2 sisters: Ruth Snyder and Gloria DiGilerano.

A Celebration of Life will take place on January 18, 2020 at the Christian Church of DeMotte from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. with an 11:30 a.m. service.

Per Don’s wishes cremation has taken place.

 

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Services

Celebration of Life
Saturday
January 18, 2020

10:30 AM
Christian Church of DeMotte

Celebration of Life
Saturday
January 18, 2020

11:30 AM
Christian Church of DeMotte

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