|Birth: ||Oct. 3, 1925|
|Death: ||Oct. 27, 2002|
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.
He married Mary Lou Jarrad on November 30, 1946. They became the parents to three children; John, Bobbie Lou and Jane Anderson.
Bob passed away at his home on October 27, 2002 in Milton-Freewater, Oregon and was laid to rest in the Prairie Creek Cemetery, outside Joseph, Oregon.
Wallowa County Chieftain Newspaper, Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon, dated (Thursday) November 7, 2002.
Robert "Bob" E. Anderson, 77, of Milton-Freewater, passed away Oct. 27, 2002 at home. He was born Oct. 3, 1925 in Greencastle, Ind., to Harold G. and Christine Bicknell Anderson.
During his youth, Mr. Anderson moved with his family to Toston, Mont. He fought in the Pacific duirning WWII in an antiaircraft artillery battalion. After the war, he moved to Colorado where he married Mary Lou Jarrad and worked on various ranches and did hard rock mining.
He later moved to Wallowa County where he did various assorted jobs, including working as a loan officer for the Bank of Wallowa County (now Community Bank). In 1972, the Andersons moved back to Montana for a time before returning to northeast Oregon to live out his days in Milton-Freewater.
Mr. Anderson is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Anderson of Milton-Freewater; son John Anderson of Milton-Freewater; daughters, Bobbie Lou Kayne of Coeur d'Alene, Ida. and Jane Schied of Halfway; brothers Frank Anderson of Detroit, Mich. and Joe Anderson of Clarkston, Wash; five grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held Nov. 2, at the Prairie Creek Cemetery in Joseph.
Harold Gillispie Anderson (1892 - 1962)
Christine B. Bicknell Anderson (1896 - 1967)
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Originally Created by: Betty from OR
Record added: Feb 27, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7210485
Army Vet; 2 Dec 1943-25 Apr 1946; Pacific Theater - Anti-aircraft artillery battalion|
Betty from OR
Added: Feb. 27, 2003
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