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Steven D. Anderson

Published: Thursday, June 14, 2012 9:25 a.m. CST

NORWAY, Ill. — Mr. Steven Dale Anderson, 59, of Norway, Ill., died Monday, June 11, 2012, at his home.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, June 15, with the Rev. Paul Anderson officiating at the Gabel-Dunn Funeral Home Ltd in Sheridan. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be at the Helmar Lutheran Cemetery.

Steven was born April 24, 1953, in Aurora, Ill., to Lauren and Betty (Morris) Anderson. He was a 1972 graduate of Newark High School and had been a carpenter out of the Ottawa Carpenters Local. He was a member of Helmar Lutheran Church and was an avid woodworker, enjoyed playing his fiddle, fishing and sharing his faith in Jesus with everyone he met.

He is survived by his daughter, Jessie (Joel) Tallant of Atlanta, Ga.; his son, Jacob Anderson of Alabama; his mother, Betty Anderson of Newark; a sister, Deb (John) McKinney of Aurora; four brothers, Daniel (Janell) Anderson of Morris, the Rev. Paul (Gwen) Anderson of Fairfield, Wash., Phillip (Valerie) Anderson of Newark and Mark (Annie) Anderson of Tenino, Wash.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lauren Anderson.

Pallbearers will be Scott McKinney, P.J. McKinney, Brad McKinney, Patrick Anderson, Ryan Anderson and Chad Brandt.

Memorials may be directed to organizations of the donors’ choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gabel-Dunn Funeral Home Ltd., 333 W. Church St., Sheridan. For additional information, call (815) 496-2003.

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