Ross Wilson Anderson
Ross Wilson Anderson, 84, Fairfield and formerly of Birmingham and Mt. Pleasant, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at the University Hospitals in Iowa City.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Raymond Funeral Home in Birmingham with the Revs. Colton Clay and Jason Mott officiating.
Burial will be in the Pittsburg Cemetery at Pittsburg.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 5 until 7 p.m. at the Raymond Funeral Home in Birmingham.
A memorial has been established with designation to be named later.
Arrangements are in the care of the Raymond Funeral Home in Birmingham.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.raymondfuneralhomes.com.
He was born Aug. 13, 1928, at Birmingham, the son of Zachary and Verda Sadler Anderson.
He graduated from the Birmingham High School.
He married Hope Scotton on April 17, 1949. She preceded him in death. He married Mary Ann Atkinson Miller on Sept. 22, 1985. She preceded him in death.
He was an electrician and tool and die maker at Louden Machinery Company in Fairfield for 46 years.
He was a charter member of the Birmingham Lions Club and a member of the Birmingham United Methodist Church and was a member of the Father’s Club.
He lived in Mt. Pleasant from 1986 until 2010 when he moved to Sunnybrook Assisted Living in Fairfield.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, auctions and garage sales, card playing, old Western movies, the Hawkeyes and spending time with his family.
Surviving are his daughter, Janet Bonnett of Birmingham; his son, Roger (Katherine) Anderson of Washington; one step-daughter, Patricia (Edward) Kruse of Hillsboro; one step-son Michael D. ( Mary Jo) Miller of Burlington; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; 24 step great-grandchildren; and one sister, Florence (Elmer) Louth of Fairfield.
He was preceded in death by his wives; an infant daughter, Letha Ann; one brother, Frederic Anderson and a sister, Margaret Lovedy; half-brother, Verle Anderson; and two half-sisters, Verda Shott and Helen Lind.