Gary L. Anderson, 59, of Bettendorf, IA, passed away Friday, September 30, 2011 at Trinity Bettendorf. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at Calvary Church of the Quad Cities - 4700 53rd Street Moline, IL. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 PM Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at The Runge Mortuary. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences can be left at www.therungemortuary.com.
Gary was born February 14, 1952 in Marshalltown, IA (one of triplets), the son of Louis and Mary Gene (Hoopengardner) Anderson. He was united in marriage to Joanne McKeever on August 18, 1973 in Des Moines, IA. He was an amazing Papa to his two grandsons, enjoyed grilling and learning new cooking techniques along with trivia nights and was an avid Bulldogs, Hawkeyes, Bears and Cubs fan.
Those left to honor his memory are his wife of 38 years, Joanne; children and spouses, Beth (Justin) White, Bettendorf and Jonathan (Angie) Anderson, Kaiserslautern, Germany; grandsons, Logan and Anderson; mother, Mary Gene Anderson, Marshalltown; sister, Vicky Hacker, Des Moines; and brothers, Bill Anderson, Peoria and Randy (Nancy) Anderson, Des Moines.
He was preceded in death by his father, Louis.