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Robert Eugene "Bob" Anderson
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1925
Greencastle
Putnam County
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 27, 2002
Milton-Freewater
Umatilla County
Oregon, USA



Robert Eugene "Bob" Anderson 1925-2002

Robert Eugene Anderson was born October 3, 1925 in Greencastle, Putnam county, Indiana to Harold Gillespie Anderson and Christine B. (Bicknell) Anderson.

His siblings include; Clifford Harold Anderson, Frank Edward Anderson, John Bicknell Anderson, Margaret "Peggy" (Anderson) Bronson and Joseph H. Anderson.

During his youth, Robert moved with his family to Toston, Montana.

He served in World War II and fought in the Pacific as an anti-aircraft artillery battalion.

After his discharge he moved to Colorado, where he met Mary Lou Jarrad and married her on November 30, 1946. She was the daughter of Otis M. Jarrad and Lillie (Paul) Jarrad.

They became the parents to three children; John, Bobbie Lou and Jane Anderson.

He worked on various ranches and did hard rock mining. He later moved to Wallowa county, Oregon, where he did various assorted jobs, including working as a loan officer for the Bank of Wallowa County.

In 1972, the Andersons moved back to Montana for a time before returning to northeast Oregon to live out his days in Milton-Freewater.

Robert passed away October 27, 2002 at his home in Milton-Freewater, Oregon.

He was laid to rest November 2, 2002 with graveside services at the Prairie Creek Cemetery, outside the town of Joseph, in Wallowa county, Oregon.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Harold Gillispie Anderson (1892 - 1962)
  Christine B. Bicknell Anderson (1896 - 1967)
 
 Siblings:
  John Bicknell Anderson (1921 - 1977)*
  Margaret Anderson Bronson (1922 - 1971)*
  Robert Eugene Anderson (1925 - 2002)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Joseph Cemetery
Joseph
Wallowa County
Oregon, USA
 
Maintained by: Michelle Drayton-Fisher
Originally Created by: Betty from OR
Record added: Feb 27, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7210485
Robert Eugene Bob Anderson
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Robert Eugene Bob Anderson
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Army Vet; 2 Dec 1943-25 Apr 1946; Pacific Theater - Anti-aircraft artillery battalion
- Betty from OR
 Added: Feb. 27, 2003

- L Davenport
 Added: Jun. 15, 2007
 
 
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