Robert Donald Anna, 83, of Creal Springs, Illinois, born December 15, 1927 in Belleville,Illinois, passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at Heartland Regional Medical Center, Marion, Illinois with his family at his side. Robert was a retired computer programmer for the United States Army Avistion Systems Command. He served with the Merchant Marines and was a former employee at Stag Brewery, Belleville, Illinois.
Robert is preceded in death by his Wife, Betty, nee Schey, Anna; parents, Peter and Olivia, nee Ettling, Anna; brothers, Marv Anna and Cliff Anna.
Surviving are his son, Robert "Bob" (Cynthia) Anna of Collinsville, Illinois; daughters, Donna Moskop of Fairview Heights, Illinois and Beverly (Jordan) Hauss of Belleville, Illinois; grandchildren, Justin (Anna) Hauss, Shane (Tricia Altmansberger) Moskop, Jordan (Heather) Hauss, Angela Hauss, Ashley Hauss, Matt Anna and Paige Moskop; great grand children, Blake Hauss, Alexa Hauss and Hudson Moskop; Brothers, Lloyd (Sue) Anna, Lee (Sally) Anna, Norman Anna and Don(Gladys) Anna, also, survived by many nieces and nephews.
Memorials in Robert's Memory may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 10801 Pear Tree Lane, St. Louis, Missouri, 63074 or to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, 386 Park Avenue South, New York, New York, 10016.
Online condolences may be expressed online to the family at www.valhallagardensandfuneralhome.com
A memorial service will be held in celebration of Robert's life at 11:00am on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at the Chapel Mausoleum on the grounds of Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, Illinois.
Rev. Drew Kramer officiating.
Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois