|Charles T. Anderson, 74|
|Written by TRF Times|
Anchorage, Alaska - Charles Theodore Anderson, 74, formerly of St. Hilaire, died on May 25, 2005 at Providence Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska, with his wife, children and grandchildren at his bedside.
A memorial services was held on Saturday, June 4, at Evergreen Memorial Chapel in Anchorage, with Pastor Richard Rist officiating. His wishes were for cremation.
Charles was born March 19, 1931, to the late Axel and Emma (Peterson) Anderson. Known to everyone as “Charlie or Churck,” he worked for Liggett Meyers and H.J. Heinz Company as a sales representative. In 1965, the couple, along with their three children, moved to Anchorage, where he bartended until joining the Civil Service working as a heavy equipment operator until his retirement in 1986.
In 1987, he owned the “Wheeler Inn” bar in St. Hilaire, until 1989, when he returned to Alaska. He also owned and operated a small trucking company for several years.
He was a devoted husband and will be remembered for his love of family and his active involvement in the lives of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marion (Eckstein); a son, Sid (Stephanie); two daughters, Gaylene (Donny) Hill, Roxanne (Mark) Thygeson; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren all of Anchorage; and one niece.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Earl and Archie Anderson; two sisters, Ilet and Grace; one son-in-law, Tommy F. Lamb. A00003B2005JN22