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ANDERSON, Rodney Fleming

ANDERSON, Rodney Fleming

April 19, 1931 –   Hamiota, Manitoba  

February 13, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta  

 

Rod Anderson, beloved husband of Mary Anderson (nee Logan) of Calgary, passed away on February 13, 2015 at the age of 83 years.

 

Rod started his working years in Winnipeg, moving to Calgary in 1956. He joined the Alberta Wheat Pool in 1959 until his retirement in 1990. In 1976 he received his degree in accounting.

 

Rod loved his gardening and was involved with The Calgary Rose Society. He was also involved with the 31 Scout Group, Senior’s Skating and The Graduates and Friendship Groups of St. David’s United.

 

He is survived by his loving wife, Mary and their son, Robert, of Calgary; his sister-in-law Grace Anderson of Hamiota MB; four cousins, two nephews, five nieces and their families.

 

Rod was predeceased by his parents, Clare and Margaret Anderson; and his brother, John Lorimer Anderson.

 

Funeral Services will be held at St. David’s United Church (3303 Capitol Hill Cres. N.W.), on February 20, 2015 at 2pm. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like to thank Dr. John Haggblad, Dr R. Sharma and the staff at Agape Hospice for their care of Rod. If friends so desire memorial tributes may be made to St. David’s United Church Foundation 3303 Capitol Hill Crescent NW, Calgary Alberta T2M 2R2, admin@sduc.ca , or Hamiota Health Centre Foundation Fund, 177 Birch Avenue East, Hamiota Manitoba R0M 0T0.

 

In living memory of Rod Anderson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Michael Broeders :

    My deepest condolences for your loss to you and your family, Robert. I know this must be a very difficult time we are thinking of you.

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  2. Richard & Wilma :

    Very sad to hear of the news of “Mr. Anderson’s” passing. Bob, your dad was one great guy and always had a friendly word to say when I spoke with him. The consummate gentleman. It was a pleasure to have known him.

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  3. Dear Mary and Robert;
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
    We have always enjoyed our association with both of you, at Alberta Wheat Pool and at St. David’s.
    Rod was a very dedicated and highly respected part of Alberta Wheat Pool. We have many fond memories of him.
    Sincerely Ray and Jean Schmitt

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  4. Colleen Roberts & John Ricard :

    John and I are so sorry to hear of Rod’s passing. He was a wonderful man. We hope your memories of him bring you comfort now and in the future.

    -Colleen and John

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  5. Jim & Irma MacKenzie :

    Dear Mary & FAMILY,
    We are so sorry to hear of Rod’s passing. He was always cheerful & very friendly in spite of his problems. It has been a pleasure to have known him. Our deepest sympathy to you Mary and family.
    Sincerely
    Irma and Jim MacKenzie

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