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Kenneth K. Anderson dies at age 87

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Kenneth K. Anderson, 87, long-time Chesterton-area resident, died May 31, in Three Rivers, Michigan, after a long illness.

He was born August 9, 1928, in Rushville, Indiana, the son of Koub Anderson and Inez Leona Wright.

He had one brother Neil who predeceased him in 1963.

He and his family moved from St. Joseph, Michigan, to Chesterton (now a part of Burns Harbor) around 1946. He followed his father in working as a printer at the Gary Post. Later he and his family owned and managed the Rainbow Park in Burns Harbor, until he retired to Michigan. He served in the Army of Occupation in South Korea for fourteen months in 1947-48, and married Patricia Ann Moore, of Chesterton, in October 1949. They had three children. For many years he lived in Liberty Township near Crocker, but after his wife’s death in 1986 he settled in Burns Harbor.

He is survived by his son Douglas A. Anderson of Marcellus, Michigan, and daughters Carol Landree (Paul Childress) of Porter, and Susan Smith of Grand Junction, Colorado, along with six grandchildren, Brenden Smith, Lindsey Walker, and Kirsten Smith of Grand Junction, and Justin, Sara and Joshua Landree of Porter; four great-grandchildren, and many nephews, nieces, etc. of the Moore family.

No services are planned.


Posted 5/31/2016





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