Gerald "Jerry" Anson

Gerald "Jerry" P. Anson, 81, of Westfield Manor, Belleville, Il, born Saturday, July 26, 1930, in Omaha, NE, died Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at Memorial Care Center in Belleville, IL.

Gerald was employed at a number of businesses including the Arizona Department of Transportation, and Sperry/Unisys Corp.  He attended Edgemont Bible Church in Fairview Heights, IL and was an Air Force veteran during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Wife: Nobuko nee Kawakubo Anson
  • Parents: James E. and Myra nee Dorsey Anson
  • Brothers
    • James Edward Anson
    • Eugene Anthony Anson, Sr
  • Sister: Mary Ellen Tidwell

Surviving are his:

  • Son: Michael E. (Julie) Anson of Swansea, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Eric Lindauer
    • David Anson
    • Stephen Anson

Memorials:  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Gideons International

Visitation:  Friends may call from 9:30 am - 10:30 am Thursday, March 8, 2012 at Edgemont Bible Church in Fairview Heights, IL.

Funeral:  Memorial services will be held at 10:30 am Thursday, March 8, 2012 at Edgemont Bible Church, with Rev. Doug White officiating. Private burial will be held.

Condolences left for Gerald "Jerry" Anson:

    Mike and family, So sorry to see the passing of your father. He will be greatly missed. I remember all of the times we would sit and just chat about life and everything in between when I was the manager at Westfield. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    April Frerker

    April Frerker Belleville Illinois 62220

    Mike and family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. It is a time for grieving and the hole in your heart is big. You still have memories that will last forever. Hold on to them and remember the good things for that is love.

    Tim Schartung Scott AFB IL 62258