|Birth: ||Jun. 5, 1906|
|Death: ||Mar. 4, 1985|
This man is OUR FATHER and also "OUR HERO"!!
He wasn't given any awards, no medals, no public reconignation. He certanly deserved some kind of reconignation, for his actions taken in someones hour of need. No, he wasn't looking for anything special; he was just doing what any honorable man would do in like cirucumstances. That someone was his wife and our mother Goldie Francis (Howard) Anderson.
Read on to find out why he is held in such esteem.
On June 5, 1906 Wendell George Anderson was born in Caseville, Huron Co., Michigan; blessing George Alexander and Mable Sophia (McDonald) Anderson with his presents. Daddy was the oldest of three children Elizabeth Ann, Donald he only lived three months. Donald had died in Daddy's arms.
Sept. 1927 Daddy married Ruth May Talbot. She died on June 29, 1929 after giving birth June 25, 1929, to Mable Ruth Anderson.
21 Dec 1935, Daddy and Goldie Francis Howard were married. This union gave them three sons, Mark MacDonald, Hugh Wendell, and Donald Kent (Andersons' all), 8 grandchildren, and 6 greatgrandchildren.
Daddy worked in defense factories during W.W.ll. After the war he worked in small machine shops as a turret lathe operator. After his retirement is where he really showed his real stuff.
This is what real life HEROs are made of, and he IS OUR HERO. Mama was lying on her death bed, from the affects of bone cancer. He was her arms, legs and much more than we will ever know. I saw him start to sit down in a chair,only inches from being seated. Mama would say "Daddy", and Daddy would say "yes dear". He would immedately stand up, with out breaking his stride of seating himself.
Daddy moved her bed into the living room, so she had a change of scene, and could see the life passing infront of their home.
Mama was at Providence Hospital, Hospice Center, Southfield, Michigan when she passed away. Yes, Daddy was at her side when this happened. Daddy said her last words were "Thelma...Thelma... is that you..." and she passed away. Daddy said he fimly belives that Aunt Thelma (her sister) came to get Mama and take her to be with God.
Daddy was at home on March 4, 1985 in front of his T.V. set when the angels came to claim their Greatest Prize, and deliver him to the hand of GOD, and to hear those welcome words. "Welcome good and fathful servant, enter thy into the kingdom of GOD, well done".
With all our LOVE, your three son's; Mark, Hughie, and Donnie.
This information came from our hearts!!
Parkview Memorial Cemetery
Plot: Devotion, Grave 4, Sec.396
Created by: Mark M. Anderson
Record added: Aug 03, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11475808