|Birth: ||Sep. 19, 1905|
|Death: ||Jun. 8, 1998|
Brooks Ralph Anderson of Bedford, IN, died Monday, June 8, 1998, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on September 19, 1905, in Palestine, IL, he was the son of Bluford and Margaret (Finch) Anderson. He married Margaret Thuestad in 1947, and she preceded him in death.
Surviving are two sons: B. Wade Anderson of Danbury, CT, and Jon Anderson of Cheyenne, WY; four daughters: Sarah Gilbert of Valparaiso, IN, Joan Horn of Hobart, IN, Elsie Anderson Mysliwiec of Bloomington, IN, and Nancy Iverson of Plum City, WI; and seventeen grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife and two brothers, Carl and Wade Anderson.
He was a retired barber in Lake County and was a member of First United Methodist Church, Eastern Star Chapter 129, F&AM No. 716 (Roosevelt Lodge) in Gary, Scottish Rite, Valley of South Bend, and York Rite, Crown Point. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.
A memorial service for Brooks Anderson will be held at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church under the direction of Ferguson Lee Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Palestine, IL.
Oak Grove Cemetery
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