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Donald T. Anderson, Sr.
(08-22-1929 - 06-03-2011)

Donald T. Anderson, Sr.
of Elgin

Visitation for the Honorable Donald T. Anderson Sr., 81, will be held on Thursday June 9, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Laird Funeral Home 310 S. State St. (Route 31), Elgin, IL 60123. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday June 10. Interment will be at Bluff City Cemetery.
Born in Elgin on August 22, 1929, the son of the late Victor and Florence Anderson, he passed away in Sherman Hospital on Friday, June 3, 2011.
He attended Elgin High School, Elgin Community College, Northern Illinois University and John Marshall Law School. He began his career as Justice of the Peace and was then appointed as an Associate Judge for the sixteenth Circuit Court, Kane County, Illinois. He was a lifelong member of numerous civic and fraternal clubs, including Medinah Shrine Club, VFW post 1307, American Legion Post 2910, Moose Club 799, Elks Club 737, Riverside Club and Elgin Country Club to name a few. For the past 50 years, he has been the driving force behind the John Ericsson Republican League of Illinois and has held the position of President and chairman of the Executive Committee. He loved the City of Elgin and Kane County and was a long time Precinct committeeman.
Donald is survived by his loving wife Nancy, his son Scott R. Anderson-Johnson and his wife Gilberta, Granddaughters Ashley and Alissa of Rockford. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister and three brothers.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist church, 216 E. Highland Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120 or Medinah Shriners Hospitals for Children, Chicago, 2211 N. Oak Park Ave. Chicago, IL 60707-3392.
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