Linn "Andy" Anderson

Lake Catatoga | Saturday, October 16 2010

Linn "Andy" Anderson, 85, passed away at 1:05 pm Saturday October 16, 2010 at home with his family by his side while under the care of BJC Hospice.

He was born on March 1, 1925 in Eldred, IL the son of Harry & Hazel (Hamel) Anderson.

He married Marcella Stewart in East Alton on July 29, 1948 and she preceded him in death on August 23, 2002.

He was an Army Veteran and served his country during WWII and retired in 1980 from the Alton Box Board as a millwright.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Deborah & Jody Clevenger of Lake Catatoga, IL; four grandchildren and their spouse, John & Crystal Ragusa of Carlinville, Jeff Compton of Bethalto, Carrie & Jason Hargrave of Bunker Hill and Josh Clevenger of Mt. Olive, ten great grandchildren, Jeffrey, Jacob, Spencer and Maecy Ragusa, Justin, Brandon and Devon Hargrave, and Zach & Allison Compton; one brother, Harry Anderson of Meadowbrook; a sister, Mildred Fitzner of Buffalo, NY.

In celebration of his life, visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm Tuesday October 19, 2010 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto with Rev. Willard Meyer officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto with military rites.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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