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Gene Wilson Anderson[1]

Male 1917 - 1993  (75 years)


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  • Name Gene Wilson Anderson  [2
    Born 28 Jul 1917  Kit Carson, Cheyenne, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Mar 1993  Downers Grove, DuPage, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried 8 Mar 1993  Jericho Cemetery, Sugar Grove, Kane, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Notes 
    • Gene Anderson was born in Kit Carson, CO. His mother and dad were living on the homestead of William and Lena's. While still very small he moved to Syracuse, NE where his brother, John, was born. They were living in Anna McConnell Anderson's home. The family moved to Casper, Wyoming where Gene started school. While still small, they moved to Littleton, CO. They then moved to Englewood, CO; then to East Denver. Gene and John were choirboys in Saint John's Episcopal Church and both became solo boys. They moved to Boulder CO where graduated from Boulder Prep High School. He then went to Colorado University, Boulder. He played shortstop on the college baseball team and at the end of his junior year, the St. Louis Browns major league team asked him to join their farm team. He did and then returned to college. He became a government inspector in Aurora, IL before WW II, and after the war started, was sworn into the Navy. He served as a Chief Petty Officer until the end of the war. He went to work for several pump companies, finally starting his own company which he ran for 30 some years. He sold the company in 1991 and retired.

      Gene W. "Andy" Anderson, 75, of Downers Grove, passed away n Friday, March 5, 1993 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. He was born on July 28, 1917 in Kit Carson, Colorado, the son of the late William W. and Lena (Grouse) Anderson. He was a member of the Aurora Elks Club for many years. He was on the Board of Jericho Cemetery. He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Downers Grove. He served in WWII as a Chief Petty Officer. He was Sales Manager for many years at Aurora Pump. He was Vice President to sales at Carver Pump. In 1967, he started his own business, Liqui-Trol System, Inc., selling the business in 1991. Survivors include his wife, whom he married on February 14, 1945; five daughters; five grandsons, one brother, retired Col. John J. Anderson, of Cypress, California and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, William W. and Lena (Grouse) Anderson. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 8 at 1 p.m. from The Healy Chapel The Rev. Edward S. Prevost will officiate. Internment will be at Jericho Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Chapel. Contributions in Mr. Anderson's name may be made to the Jericho Cemetery Association.

      Of Craig, CO on 28 Mar 1941 [3, 4, 5, 6, 7]
    Person ID I19297  Mindrum
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2014 

    Father William Whitfield "Andy" Anderson,   b. 5 Oct 1887, Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1973, El Paso, El Paso, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Lena Barbara Grouse,   b. 1 Apr 1886, Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1974, Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 7 Jul 1913  Kit Carson, Cheyenne, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Divorced Abt 1945  [8
    Family ID F14065  Group Sheet

    Family Marjorie Jean Harker,   b. 10 Dec 1923, Aurora, Kane, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 2015, Downers Grove, DuPage, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1945  Sugar Grove, Kane, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9, 10
    • Married by Rev. James McKelvey
    Children 
     1. Susan Mary Anderson,   b. 1 Jun 1946, Aurora, Kane, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 2015, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Living
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F13503  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Anderson, Gene
    Anderson, Gene
    Anderson, Gene W.
    Anderson, Gene W.
    Anderson, Gene W.
    Anderson, Gene W.
    Anderson, Gene W.
    Anderson, Gene W.
    Harker Farm - Haying
    Harker Farm - Haying
    Anderson, John & Gene
    Anderson, John & Gene
    Anderson, Gene at Aurora Pump
    Anderson, Gene at Aurora Pump
    Anderson, Gene baseball team
    Anderson, Gene baseball team
    Gene in back row on right
    Girdner, James, Goodlou Grouse, William Anderson, Gene Anderson
    Girdner, James, Goodlou Grouse, William Anderson, Gene Anderson
    Anderson, John and Gene
    Anderson, John and Gene
    Anderson, John and Gene, war years
    Anderson, John and Gene, war years

    Documents
    Anderson, Gene - Guest Speaker
    Anderson, Gene - Guest Speaker

    Headstones
    Harker, John J., Alice Kern, Shirley M. and Anderson, Gene Wilson
    Harker, John J., Alice Kern, Shirley M. and Anderson, Gene Wilson
    Anderson, Gene and Marjorie
    Anderson, Gene and Marjorie

  • Sources 
    1. [S1860] Marjorie Anderson GEDCOM, August, 2003.

    2. [S1872] Records of Marjorie Jean Harker Anderson.

    3. [S3832]

    4. [S7824]

    5. [S1895] Girdner Family Genealogy.

    6. [S1896]

    7. [S6598]

    8. [S1968] Max Anderson Melick, (1997).

    9. [S1861] Records of Alice Kern.

    10. [S6303] Marjorie Anderson obituary, Aurora Beacon News, 13 May 2015.