Donald Phillip Anderson

March 12, 1922January 8, 2012

Donald Phillip Anderson, 89, of Centralia went to be with his Lord on January 8, 2012. He was born March 12, 1922 in Minneapolis, Minn. He married Betty Lou Wilson on Sept. 26, 1947. He is survived by his wife of 64 years. Don was a Naval Veteran of World War II. Don was a born again Christian and was a member of the Centralia First Christian Church for many years. He was a member of several pigeon clubs as he enjoyed raising and showing pigeons for more than 80 years. He gave his time freely and was immediately friends with whomever he met.

Besides his lovely wife Betty, Don is survived by his daughter Nancy (Joe) Johnson of Wasilla, Alaska, Craig (Lisa) Anderson of Gresham, Ore., and Michael (Denise) Anderson of Centralia, 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 1 p.m. at the Centralia First Christian Church. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Don’s name to the Providence Saint Peter Foundation, Fund #301, 413 Lilly Rd NE, Olympia, WA 98506, Attn: Sandy Adams to assist the Chehalis Kidney Center.

Arrangements under the direction of Sticklin Funeral Chapel, Centralia, WA.


  • Memorial Service Tuesday, January 17, 2012

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Craig Moore

January 13, 2012

I remember so well Don's quick laugh and smile. He was a very kind and gracious friend, neighbor and partner in the work of Christ. I'm sure he now takes great pleasure in the greeting, 'Well done, good and faithful servant."
God's comfort to those who grieve.

Craig & Kathy Moore
Bloomington, IN