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Harold J. Anderson

August 28, 1920 November 27, 2018
Harold J. Anderson
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Obituary for Harold J. Anderson

WASHINGTON – Harold Junior Anderson, 98, of Washington, IL, formerly of Peoria Heights, died at 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at Washington Christian Village in Washington.

Harold was born on August 28, 1920, in Beardstown, IL, to Harold W. and Julia I. (Shouse) Anderson. He married Ida Mae Parsano on September 27, 1941, in Hannibal, MO; she preceded him in death on April 10, 2011, after almost 70 years of marriage.

He is also preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Gerald Anderson; and two sisters, Janice Dotzert and Marjean Merritt.

Harold is survived by his sons, Jerry (Carol) Anderson of Chillicothe, and Terry (Mary Pat Frugo-Anderson) Anderson of Bloomington; five grandchildren, Chad B. (Jasmin), Cindy D., Collin M. (Andrea), Ryan K. (Lauren), and Connor B.; five great-grandchildren, Cai, Theodore, Paisley, Jethro, and Henry; and two brothers, Alfie (Pat) Anderson, and Don Anderson.

Harold served our country in the U.S. Army during WWII in the 87th Infantry, and fought during the Battle of the Bulge. He worked as a millwright for Caterpillar, Inc. for 40 ½ years. He was a 50-plus year member of the Peoria Heights Congregational Church in Peoria Heights. Harold was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and enjoyed fishing throughout his life.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on November 30, 2018, at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria with Jeff Ringenberg officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on November 30, at the mortuary. Burial will take place at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.

Memorial donations may be made to Youth for Christ or Peoria Heights Congregational Church.


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Visitation

Friday

30

Nov

10:00 AM 11/30/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/30/2018 11:00:00 AM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

The Wilton Mortuary
2101 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Service

Friday

30

Nov

11:00 AM 11/30/2018 11:00:00 AM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

The Wilton Mortuary
2101 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Swan Lake Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

4601 W. War Memorial Drive
Peoria, IL 61615

4601 W. War Memorial Drive Peoria 61615 IL
United States
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