Robert K. “Bob” Anderson, age 83, passed away peacefully Friday, May 11, 2018.
Bob was born October 26, 1934, in Topeka, KS, the son of Paul L. Anderson and Constance “Connie” (Tilton) Anderson. He attended school at Washburn Rural and Topeka High before serving in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was stationed aboard the U.S.S. General A.E. Anderson.
Bob worked for 32 years as a mechanic freight carman for Santa Fe Railroad in Topeka.
Bob was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Laura L. Anderson; and daughter, Angie L. Voigt.
He is survived by his three daughters, Terry Anderson Paletta, Lori Anderson (Tom Huzarevich) both of Topeka, and Sadie McKinley (Joshua Drew) of Minneapolis, MN; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and brother, Willis “Bill” Anderson (Roberta) of Fayetteville, AR.
A private memorial service will be held.
The family would like to thank Windsor of Lawrence and Great Lakes Caring for all their assistance and guidance.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Caring, 1420 Wakarusa Drive, Suite. 202, Lawrence, KS 66049 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 3625 SW 29th Street, Suite 102, Topeka, KS 66614 or Helping Hands Humane Society, 5720 SW 21Street, Topeka, KS 66604.
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