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Shadow Mountain Mortuary

2350 East Greenway Road, Phoenix, AZ

OBITUARY

Robert Lee Andersen

21 November, 193322 July, 2020
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Robert was born November 21, 1933 to Reuben and Annie (Rasmussen) in Hendley, Nebraska. He was raised in Marquette, NE, and graduated with the class of ’52. He loved his Huskers. He served in the Air Force for 24 years retiring as a MSGT, serving in Japan, South Korea, and many U.S. air bases as a meteorologist. He continued serving his country in NOAA for 19 more years. He graduated with an Accounting degree from Moorhead State University. He served as Treasurer for the Fargo Church of Christ for many years. He followed baseball as a devoted Phillies fan and fan of his sons’ baseball teams. He loved playing Pinochle in the service, and Hearts with his family. He didn’t miss any Star Trek series, or Old West movies. He loved telling stories from the Air Force and Nebraska.

Robert is predeceased by two brothers, Roger, and Ronald, and survived by Raymond (Karen) of Marquette, NE, and 5 nephews and 3 nieces across the country. Robert married Dora Jean (Allen), deceased, in July 1958, and was married for 48 years. He is survived by 8 children; William (Leslie), Cheryl (Randy Hartman), Gary (Beth), Michael, Larry (Nora), Stephen (Rebecca), John (Lisa) and Donna (Peter Feick). Robert is survived by 11 grandchildren; Ryan Hartman (Valerie), Sarah (Gage Durbin), Rachel (Evan Sheldon), James, Sol Davis, Wade, Jenna, Simon, Wesley, Gwenyth, Peter Andersen-Feick, and Piper Andersen-Feick. He is also survived by 5 great-grandchildren; David, Audrey, Jacob, Everett, and one due in January.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, 31 July , 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, 31 July , 2020

  • Committal Service with Military Honors

    Friday, 31 July , 2020

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