Randolph P. Anderson, 92


Randolph P. Anderson, 92, of Gillespie, died on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, at 1:19 a.m. at Heritage Health: Therapy and Senior Care in Gillespie.

Visitation will be held Monday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie. Funeral services will follow, beginning at 12 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery in Gillespie.

Mr. Anderson was born May 22, 1930, in Gillespie, to Robert R. and Marie H. (Vannatta) Anderson. He married Shirley Mae Kinney on April 12, 1952, in Gillespie, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 21, 2005.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He retired after having been a steelworker for Granite City Steel.

Mr. Anderson was a former member of the Litchfield Moose Lodge. He enjoyed fishing and camping.

He is survived by his son, Randy (Denise) Anderson; daughters, Ginger Anderson and Charlene Stewart; grandchildren, Ryan (friend Katie Kenkel) Anderson, Teri Anderson, Robert “Buddy” (Emily) Anderson, Randi Anderson, Abby (Mike) Patrick, Kelly (friend Mark Reising) Lyons and Jaclyn (Ted) Knetzer; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Maxine Bomkamp; and brother-in-law, Richard Kinney.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Anderson was preceded in death by his parents; son-in-law, Donald Stewart; grandson, Bradley Fenton; sister, Betty Sandretto; and brothers-in-law, Pete Sandretto and William Bomkamp.

Memorials may be directed to Partnership for Educational Excellence District #7 or United Methodist Church.

Online condolences to the family may be left at www.kravanyafuneral.com.