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Edgar Howard Anderson
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Birth: May 1, 1919
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 30, 2005
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Moline, Illinois - Edgar Howard Anderson, age 85, of Moline died Saturday, April 30, 2005 at his residence. Mass of Christian burial was held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 3, 2005 at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3205-60th Street, Moline. Visitation was from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Monday with a wake service at 5:00 p.m. at Esterdahl Mortuary, Ltd. 6601-38th Avenue, Moline. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials were made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 2642 E. 21st Street, Suite # 100, Tulsa, OK. 74114 or to Christ the King Catholic Church, Moline.

Howard was born May 1, 1919 in Virginia, IL, the only child of Edgar and Nola Patricia Barron Anderson. He married Orieda Horn on August 16, 1943 in Pryor, OK. Howard graduated from Routt High School in 1936. He then graduated from Notre Dame in 1940 with a B.S. in chemical engineering.

He worked for the DuPont Company and was assigned to the Manhattan Project which developed the atomic bomb. Following the war he farmed in Concord, IL for 12 years. He returned to industrial employment in 1958 working for the Clinton Corn Processing Company in Clinton, IA for 25 years and at the R.I. Arsenal for 5 years.

Howard was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church and the Clinton Engineering Club. He loved music and traveling in his motor home to various places in the United States with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Orieda Anderson, children John Howard (Mary Ann) Anderson Tulsa, OK; Judith Ann (Richard E.) Franing Moline, IL; Orien Edgar (Elizabeth) Anderson Concord, IL; Thomas Robert (Lucinda) Anderson Delphi, IN. A special daughter, Dorothy Surratt and family Concord, IL. Twelve grandchildren: John Joseph, John Christopher, John Michael Anderson, Mary Jolene Johnson, Sara Renee and David Richard Franing; Rebecca Ruth and Jane Ellen Anderson, Martha Jane Long; Benjamin Thomas, Samuel Herbert and Lily Anne Anderson. Two great grandchildren: Emily Lynn and Josiah Michael Anderson. Brother-in-law John Horn Bartlesville, OK.

Moline Dispatch

Family links: 
  Edgar Anderson (1879 - 1950)
  Nola Barron Anderson (1894 - 1969)
  Orieda Horn Anderson (1921 - 2011)
  Judith Anderson Franing (1946 - 2012)*
  Thomas R Anderson (1954 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Calvary Cemetery
Morgan County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Genie Lady
Record added: Dec 06, 2009
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Edgar Howard Anderson
Added by: Genie Lady
Edgar Howard Anderson
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Edgar Howard Anderson
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Someone so special can never be forgotten. God Bless and Rest in Peace.
- Genie Lady
 Added: Dec. 6, 2009

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