Abraham F. Anderson Sr., 84, passed away at 1:15 a.m. on April 13, 2018, at St. Clara’s Manor in Lincoln, IL.
Abraham was born on February 12, 1934, in Middletown, IL; son of William and Helen (Rogers) Anderson. He married Betty L. Brown on May 12, 1953, in Williamsville, IL. She preceded him death on December 25, 2009.
Surviving Abraham are his children:, Abraham Anderson Jr. of Middletown, IL, Mike Anderson of Clinton, IL, Dennis (Judy) Anderson Sr. of Lincoln, IL, Kevin (Patti) Anderson of Texas, and Lona (Mark) Mann of Lincoln, IL; two sisters: Mary Etta Rogers of Westhoff, TX and Elsie Tibbs of Middletown, IL; thirteen grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter: Barbara J. Bergman, one sister: Flora Tibbs, and four brothers: Bill, Bob, Ben, and Lem Anderson.
Abraham proudly served in the United States Army. He loved gardening and giving away his produce. He enjoyed his kids, grandkids, and great grandkids. Bud and Betty were the foundation that kept the family together.
Graveside services for Abraham will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 20, 2018, at Richmond Grove Cemetery in New Holland, IL with Ryan Edgecombe officiating and where full military rites will be accorded by the Middletown American Legion Post # 672. Memorials may be made in Abraham’s name to the Parkinson’s Foundation. Services entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, IL.