Neal Anders Sr.


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Posted Online: March 08, 2014, 7:03 pm
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Neal Anthony Anders Sr., 75, of East Moline, went to be with Jesus on Friday, March 7, 2014, at his home.
Funeral services are at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline. Burial is at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Visitation will be from noon until service time. Memorials may be made the family.
Neal was born on Feb. 24, 1939, in Marionsville, Mo., to Lancet Herbert and Mabel Thorn Anders. He married Star Palmer on May 29, 1965, in Marion, Iowa. To this union, two children were born, Dawn M. Anders and Neal A. "Tony" Anders Jr.
Mr. Anders worked numerous jobs, but retired in the 2000 from the Quad City International Airport in Moline, where he was in field maintenance for 25 years. Neal was a hard worker and always gave a full days work.
He is survived by his wife, Star; daughter, Dawn; son, Tony (Michelle); grandchildren, Jennifer Campbell-Moore, Samantha Campbell, Amber Rose Campbell, Amber Ray and Quinton Ray; great- grandchildren, Serenity Warner, Gavin Moore, Emma Mercy, Logan Jacobson and Oliver McCammon; brothers, Boyd (Janet), Leslie (Jo) and Fred (Loretta); and sisters, Anna (Howard) Nelson, Crystal Govas and Clara Krambeck. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Lancet, Harley, Robert and Walter; and sisters, Kathleen and Ruby.
Online condolences may be left for the family at vanhoe.com.












 




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