Ralph D. Anderson, Sharon, WI (1937 - 2012)
Ralph D. Anderson, age 74 of Sharon, WI, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at Beloit Memorial Hospital in Beloit, WI. Ralph was born Oct. 14, 1937, in Blair, WI, to parents, Norman and Evelyn (Evenson) Anderson. He was employed for many years as an assembler for the Chrysler Corporation in Kenosha, WI. More recently Ralph installed furnaces and also provided maintenance service. A true calling for his life came these past 25 years when he served as a teacher, mentor and counselor for Alcoholics Anonymous.
He is survived by his wife Jessie of Sharon; children: Nathan and wife, Debbie, Anderson of Walworth, WI; Kent and Kay Anderson of Mesa, AZ, and Janit and husband, Michael, Roach of Battle Creek, MI; sisters: Charlotte, and husband, Roger Dahl of Blair, WI, Phyllis, and husband Ralph Wood of Galesville, WI, Norma, and husband, Gayle Conrad of Blair, Diane, and husband, Mark Daffinson-Gaddy of Ettrick, WI; brothers: Edgar, and wife, Doris Anderson of Blair, and Dennis, and wife, Marilyn Anderson of Durand, IL; also 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Ralph was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Roger; sister-in-law, Roseann; and great-grandson, Tyler Anderson.
A private Celebration of Life service for Ralph Anderson will be held during the regular meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous for its members and Ralph's Family. TOYNTON FUNERAL HOME OF SHARON, WI, is assisting the family with arrangements.