Linda Anderson

Dorsey | Friday, August 27 2021

Linda Anderson, 74, passed away at 8:25 pm on Friday, August 27, 2021, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, MO.

She was born on May 22, 1947, in Alton, IL, to Carl and Pearl (Robinette) Belangee.

She married Charles "Joe" Anderson on November 23, 1968, her childhood sweetheart.

Linda taught in the Bethalto School District for 32 years during which time she also ran the D.A.R.E. program. She retired in 2005, and then took care of her four grandchildren.

She loved to travel with family and friends, but most of all she loved spending time fishing with Joe, her kids, and her grandkids.

She is survived by her husband, Joe; two Daughters, Lori (Rich) Friedel and Leslie (Ricky) Reams of Bethalto, IL, grandchildren, Carli Jo Collins, Nathan Friedel, Alexis Collins, Allison Friedel, Austin & Alex Reams.

She was preceded in death by her parents, mother-in-law, Jean W. Anderson, her brother, George W. Belangee, her nephew, Michael Belangee.

Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the time of funeral services at 1:00 pm Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Homes, Bethalto, Illinois, with Pastor Tim Drury officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens.

Memorials are suggested to the Upward Youth Basketball Program. 

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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