William L. Anderson - 87 5/6/1926 - 10/13/2013
Walnut - William L. Anderson, age 87, of Ohio, Illinois died Sunday, October 13, 2013 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital. Bill was born on May 6, 1926 in Princeton, Illinois the son of Howard and Lucille (Ioder) Anderson. He was united in marriage to Catherine Clark on July 2, 1944 at the Ohio United Methodist Church in Ohio, Illinois. He farmed in the Ohio area during his lifetime and was an avid antiquer. His farm and family were his pride and joy. Bill was a lifelong member of the Ohio United Methodist Church and most recently a member of Red Oak United Methodist Church in Walnut and was on the Ohio High School Board for 25 years. He was a member of the Bureau County Sports Hall of Fame and Illinois Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame. He is survived by his wife Catherine “Kay” Anderson; one daughter Karen (Dave) Kuebel of Ohio, Illinois; one son William J. Anderson of Naperville, Illinois; one grandson Lance (Kerry) Harris of Arlington Heights, Illinois; one granddaughter Jody (Eric) Cooper of Lincoln, Illinois; five great-grandchildren Morgan, Brett, and Tyler Harris, Makenzie and Jacey Cooper; three brothers Howard (Carolyn) Anderson of Princeton, Illinois; Robert (Rita) Anderson of Ohio, Illinois; Richard (Marie) Anderson of Princeton, Illinois; two sisters Sue (Joe) Etheridge of Glendale Heights, Illinois; Sally ( Randy) Farrell of Ohio, Illinois; one sister in law Helen Clark of Sublette, Illinois and numerous nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter Janet Joy Anderson.Visitation will be held on Tuesday October 15, 2013 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.at the Garland Funeral Home, with Rev. Judy Giese, pastor at Red Oak Methodist Church, officiating and Pastor Katie Voigt co-officiating. A memorial has been established to Red Oak Methodist Church and Ohio Fire Department. Condolences may be sent to: www.garlandfuneralhome.com.
Visitation:Tuesday October 15, 20135:00 – 8:00 p.m.Garland Funeral Home in Walnut
Service:Wednesday October 16, 201310:30 a.m.Garland Funeral Home