Dean Anderson Birthday


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Posted Online: March 21, 2013, 1:15 pm
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Dean W. Anderson will be honored at a family dinner on Saturday, March30, 2013, in observance of his 90th birthday, followed by an open house forfamily and friends from 2 to 4 pm at the Friendship Manor Activity Room,Rock Island.
Dean was born on April 8, 1923, in Rio, Ill. He married Elcna Todd, ofPinckneyville, Ill., on April 29, 1945. She died on Oct. 19, 2012, after67 years of marriage.
Dean worked for John Deere, Moline, for 40 years,retiring in 1982.
His children are Darryl (Karen) Anderson, Andalusia; Dwight (Ruth)Anderson, Moline; and Todd (Kelley) Anderson, Broomfield, Colo. He has sevengrandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He is a member of Church of Peace, Rock Island.
Online greetings can be sent to Dean at adaeaddt@aol.com.














 




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