John “Jack” Anderson
John “Jack” Anderson, 92, of Benld, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at his residence. He was born Feb. 11, 1920, in Hoover, Iowa to Carl Oscar and Mary Mochenhaupt Anderson. He married Genevieve Kalvin Aug. 11, 1945, in Hugo, Okla.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Eugene “Gene” Anderson.
Jack was a veteran of the United States Army-Pacific Theatre WWII. He was retired from Dow Chemical Co., in the security department. He was a member of VFW Post #4547 in Gillespie.
Surviving are his wife, Genevieve of Benld; one daughter, Patricia A. (Peter) Brown of Orland Park; and one granddaughter, Erin E. Brown of Chicago.
Visitation was Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, from 10 a.m.-noon at Kravanya Funeral Home in Benld.
Funeral services were Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at noon also at Kravanya Funeral Home with Monsignor Larry Auda officiating.
Burial was at Benld Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to VFW Post #4547 of Gillespie.
Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at kravanyafuneral.com.