Evelyn A. Anderson
Posted: Monday, Apr 29th, 2013
MENDOTA - Evelyn A. Anderson, 79, of Mendota died April 23, 2013 at St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
A memorial gathering will be held from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, May 4 at the Mendota VFW Post 4079. Burial of ashes will be at a later date at Restland Cemetery, Mendota. Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota provided arrangements.
Mrs. Anderson was born May 29, 1933 in Spring Valley to Henry and Hedwig (Pletsch) Dippel. She married Vernon “Andy” Anderson on Jan. 16, 1960. He preceded her in death on April 19, 2007.
Survivors include one daughter, Brenda (J. Chris) Ladson of Mendota; five step-grandchildren; and 11 step-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, one sister and three brothers.
Mrs. Anderson was a graduate of Putnam High School. She and her husband owned and operated Andy’s Tap in Mendota and she also owned and operated The Mitre Box in Mendota before her retirement.
Memorials may be directed to American Heart Association.