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Kathleen “Kathy” L. Anderson, 68, of Orion, passed away on May 8, 2018 at Hope Creek Care Center in East Moline.
A funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Orion United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 4-7 on Friday also at the church. Burial will be at Western Township Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Camp Kesem, Gilda’s Club or to the Orion Veterans Memorial. The family has requested those attending to wear pink in Kathy’s honor.
Kathy was born on June 23, 1949 in Moline, Illinois the daughter of William Glen and Audrey Marie Lunn Cook. She married Larry D. Anderson on September 13, 1969 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Orion.
Kathy worked at the Orion Café for 32 years; she was a member of the Orion United Methodist Church and the Orion Veterans Committee. She was a longtime Longaberger Consultant and enjoyed taking her mother to the casinos. Kathy took great pride in organizing her cancer luncheons.
Husband Larry Anderson
Son David Anderson
Mother Audrey Cook
Daughter-in-law Mandy Anderson
Grandchildren Maddie, Noah and Abram
Siblings Alfred “Bill” (Hilde) Charlson
Glen “Butch” (Rhonda) Cook
Several nieces and nephews
Also Jack (Kathy) Charlson and Pat (Jim) Cooper
Kathy was preceded in death by son, Rob and her father, William.
The family would like to make a special thank you to Dr. Porubcin and his staff for the excellent care Kathy received during her 9 year battle with cancer along with Dr. Stoffel and his staff especially Tracy and Dan; also to Hope Creek for the level of care shown to Kathy.