August 6, 1934 – March 2, 2011
Donald E. Anderson, 76, went home to the Lord on March 2, 2011; he was surrounded by family and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Annette Anderson and his father, Paul Anderson. Survived by his mother, Helen Anderson; children, Joy (Tom) Shirley, Dennis (Jill) Anderson, Julie (Bob Muench) Murley; brother, Bill Anderson; sisters, Geraldine (John) Collins, Judy (Rich) Charles; sister-in-law, Nadine Styduhar-Wertz; brother-in-law, David Styduhar; grandchildren, Megan and Michael Shirley, Ryan (Susie) Anderson, Maggie (Chris) Alexander, Rene and Denise Anderson, Katelyn and Cori Murley; great-grandchildren, Jason, Logan, and soon to be Kierstin. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He served in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean War. Donald retired from CF&I after 36 years. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge #90. Visitation 6-8pm Sunday at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral Mass 10am Monday, March 7, 2011, Shrine of St. Therese Church, cremation to follow, with a private family inurnment at a later date. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home. Arrangements by George McCarthy Funeral Home.
- Viewing Sunday, March 6, 2011
- Funeral Mass Monday, March 7, 2011
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March 10, 2011
My sympathy to your family Gerry, Although Don was older than we, his presense at Central High is not to be forgotten. Regards, Nancy (Ball) Hale
March 9, 2011
To Don's Family. I hope the wonderful memories you have of your Dad will bring you comfort in the days ahead. I extend my sincere sympathy to you all. My daughter Tricia would like also to send her regrets to Julie.
Betty Canfield, Pueblo, Colorado
March 6, 2011
Even though I haven't had the pleasure of seeing or speaking with Don in several years I remember him quite well. I am six years older than Don but remember his athletic abilities & outstanding personality quite well, I always admired he & his Dad, both were real gentlemen.
March 4, 2011
I am so sorry to learn of Don's passing. He was a true gentleman and very nice man. I will miss him. Kathay Tucker