Lester Anderson (1924 - 2018)

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A graveside service for Lester "Andy" Allen Anderson, Jr. 93, Olathe will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, September 21, 2018 at Holy Family Catholic Cemetery, Eudora, KS. He passed away Monday, September 10, 2018 at Evergreen Nursing Home in Olathe, KS.

Andy was born September 27, 1924 in Denver, Colorado the son of Lester Allen and Ethelynn M. (Morgan) Anderson, Sr.

Andy was a graduate of Central High School in KC, MO and a graduate of Central Missouri State University earning a degree in Electrical Engineering. He retired from Proctor and Gamble with over twenty years. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was an avid amateur radio operator and proud of his work with the clubs in Saline County, Douglas County and Johnson County with emergency preparedness. He served many years as the Midwest Director of the American Amateur Radio Relay League. He once had a side business in Eudora on Main Street: Anderson Radio and Electronics and fixed many of the early TV's in that shop. He was fond of bowling and assisting others with ham radio hobby, especially the visually impaired.

He married Dorothy M. Harris in California in 1945. She preceded him in death January 4, 1977. He later married Marjorie M. Sims in Abilene in October 1978. She preceded him in death on January 26, 1986. He then married Barbara J. Coleman on November 12, 1994. She survives of the home.

Survivors include his children, Bernadette M. Angello, Sacramento, CA, George A. Anderson (Francoisé) Sacramento, CA, Kathleen G. Roy, Minneapolis, KS, Daniel J. Anderson (Jan) Destin, Florida, Jennifer Leaf Shivnan (Mike) Napier, New Zealand; one brother, Robert D. Anderson (Alice), Castle Rock, CO; son-in-law, Rodney W. Saenger, Bennington, KS; eleven grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; stepchildren, Chris Berry (Danny), Olathe, KS, Terri Demuncyk (Richard), Atlanta, GA, Liz Peterson (Art), Augusta, KS, Andrew Keay (Jodi), Piper, KS; eight stepgrandchildren; and three step greatgrandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Margaret E. Saenger; sons-in-laws, David D. Roy, Joseph F. Angello; grandson, Anthony J. Roy and step granddaughter, Stacy Walker.

The family will greet friends before the service Friday from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at Warren-McElwain Mortuary – Eudora Chapel in Eudora, KS.

Memorial Contributions may be made in his name to Johnson County Amateur Radio Club or the Eudora Lions Club and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

For more information or to post a condolence go to warrenmcelwain.com.
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Published in Lawrence Journal-World on Sept. 16, 2018
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