Donald W. Andersen, 93 years old of Melbourne, FL, formerly of Antioch, IL passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at his home.
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He was born December 10, 1915 in Trevor, WI the son of the late Charles and Laura (Parks) Andersen. On November 15, 1937 he married Margaret L. Pullen in Antioch. Don had operated a small engine repair shop on Main Street for several years before moving to Florida in 1972. While in Florida he had owned a Laundromat and was a security guard before his retirement.
Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Margaret; his children, Ann (George) Atkins, Kenneth (Faye) Andersen and Mary (the late Anthony) Palladino all of Melbourne, Jane (Terry) Cooper of Indialantic, FL and Donald Jr. (Jeanne) of Kenosha, WI; 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, December 29, 2008 at the Strang Funeral Home of Antioch, 1055 Main St. (Rte 83) with The Rev. Barbara Good of the United Methodist Church of Antioch officiating. Interment will follow in Hickory Union Cemetery, Newport Twsp., Lake Co., IL. Visitation will be Monday from 11AM until the time of services. Info 847-395-4000. Please sign our guest book for Don at www.strangfh.com.
Published in News Sun on Dec. 23, 2008