James George Anderson, 68, Wonder Lake, died Sunday, July 14, 2013, in Wonder Lake.
He was born May 21, 1945 in Chicago to Frank and Alice Anderson.
He was a proud patriot and U.S. Army veteran who was awarded several medals for his service. He was honorably discharged after being injured while on duty.
He was a man who lived simply and enjoyed life and worked hard. His family meant the world to him. He was a man who would give people the clothes off his back and he was loyal to a fault. He loved the outdoors, spending time fishing. He also enjoyed watching Star Trek.
He will be fondly remembered by family and friends as a loving father and friend to many.
Survivors include a daughter, Leah; two sons, Raymond and Benjamin; five brothers, William, Luke, Richard, Andy and Frank; three sisters, Julie, Eileen and Rose-Marie; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a twin brother, John; a brother, Edward; and a sister, Melody.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 26, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, 20953 Hoff Road, Elwood. A potluck picnic will follow at Lloyd Erickson Park, 500 N. Chicago St., Elwood.
Condolences can be sent to LeahRenanderson@yahoo.com.
Memorials can be made to the family to help pay burial expenses in a national cemetery.