OBITUARY

Gary L. Anderson

February 14, 1952September 30, 2011

Gary L. Anderson, 59, of Bettendorf, IA, passed away Friday, September 30, 2011 at Trinity Bettendorf. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at Calvary Church of the Quad Cities - 4700 53rd Street Moline, IL. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 PM Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at The Runge Mortuary. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences can be left at www.therungemortuary.com.

Gary was born February 14, 1952 in Marshalltown, IA (one of triplets), the son of Louis and Mary Gene (Hoopengardner) Anderson. He was united in marriage to Joanne McKeever on August 18, 1973 in Des Moines, IA. He was an amazing Papa to his two grandsons, enjoyed grilling and learning new cooking techniques along with trivia nights and was an avid Bulldogs, Hawkeyes, Bears and Cubs fan.

Those left to honor his memory are his wife of 38 years, Joanne; children and spouses, Beth (Justin) White, Bettendorf and Jonathan (Angie) Anderson, Kaiserslautern, Germany; grandsons, Logan and Anderson; mother, Mary Gene Anderson, Marshalltown; sister, Vicky Hacker, Des Moines; and brothers, Bill Anderson, Peoria and Randy (Nancy) Anderson, Des Moines.

He was preceded in death by his father, Louis.

Services

  • visitation Tuesday, October 4, 2011
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, October 5, 2011
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Gary L. Anderson

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Beth

October 9, 2011

Dad, I love you so much and miss you more than I coul have ever expressed. I know we had some rough times early on, but you become one of my most treasured friends and an amazing papa. I will do my best to take care of mom and kep your memory alive with Logan and Anderson. We love you so much and I miss you terribly-I will visit you very soon.

Beth

October 9, 2011

Dad, I love you so much andmiss you more than I could have ever expressed to you when you were here. I know we had some rough times in my earlier years, but you become my friend and I looked to you for so many things. I will never forget the last night we got to spend together at Logan's game and will do my best to take care of mom and keep your memory alive with Logan and Anderson-they loved you SO much, papa. I miss you and will visit you soon.

Paula & Maxine & Susan Family Lewis

October 6, 2011

Gary you always been a bright spot in our lives. Keep the light shinning. Love and prayers are with you and your family.

Maxine & Family

October 6, 2011

Joanne & Family

You know how much we loved Gary, and the huge hole that is in our hearts. He always brought a smile to your face. Thankful for all the many years he was in our lives. Not a day will go by, that something said or done will remind us of Gary. You are in our prayers.

AMSOIL Family

October 5, 2011

Our deepest sympathy to you all. Gary was a pleasure to know and will be missed.

Edward Weaver

October 5, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you,
our deepest sympathy to you and yours,
The Weaver's

October 5, 2011

Joanne, John and Family - Our thoughts, hearts and prayers are with you. Gary was a wonderful, godly man and he will be missed by many. We know he is with Our Lord now and we rejoice for him. May the Lord's mercy and grace sustain you during this difficult season. All our love, Kathy & Mike Seeforth

Sherri (Endresak) Klasi

October 4, 2011

Anderson Family,
So sorry to hear of the passing of Gary. He was such a nice person and a great role model for my son Eric. My deepest sympathy to you all.

Sherri (Endresak) Klasi

October 4, 2011

Anderson Family,
So sorry to hear of the passing of Gary. He was such a nice person and a great role model for my son Eric. My deepest sympathy to you all.

Sherri (Endresak) Klasi

October 4, 2011

Anderson Family
So sorry to hear of the passing of Gary. He was such a nice person and a great role model for my son Eric. My deepest sympathy to you all.