Donald E. Anderson Sr., 70, of Galion, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 at Mill Creek Nursing Center in Galion.
Born June 22, 1941 in Marion, he was the son of the late Jack and Maxine (Mash) Anderson.
He was a graduate of Ridgedale High School and worked at Marion Power Shovel for 32 years, where he was a machine operator later working at Fairfield Engineering.
He is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Linda and James Downey of Wadsworth, Texas; three sons and one daughter-in-law, David Mark Anderson and Donald Eugene Jr. and Samantha Anderson, all of Galion and Matthew Brian Anderson of Boling, Texas; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Beverly and Charlie Looker of Galion and Karen Torres of Chicago and one niece and four nephews.
He was preceded in death by one son, Michael Allen Anderson.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 at First United Church of Christ, 248 Harding Way West, Galion with Rev. Samuel J. Buehrer officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 8008, Dublin, Ohio 43016-2008.
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