Ralph E. Anderson

Born on: October 17, 1943
Departed on: June 15, 2014

Visitation: June 20, 2014 at 3:00 pm
Service: June 20, 2014 at 6:00 pm
Burial: Private

Ralph E. Anderson, age 70, of Poland, Indiana, passed away at his residence June 15, 2014. He was born on October 17, 1943 in Indianapolis, IN. He was the son of the late Gaylord and Helen Anderson and grandson of Ralph and LaVanche Anderson.
Ralph married Jeanne (Nickerson) Anderson on October 17, 1982. In addition to his wife he is survived by three children, Brent (Marcia) Anderson of Indianapolis, IN, Scott (Sharon) Anderson of Cloverdale, IN, Wes Anderson of Indianapolis, IN and three grandchildren, Ian, Jason, and Kelli Anderson. Sisters Valanda Miller of Walkerton, IN, Shirley Calhoun of Wasilla, AK, Jackie Neelis of Albion, MI, and Beverly Cornell of Parma, MI, also survive Ralph. He was preceded in death by brother James Wireman.
Ralph worked at Allison Gas Turbine for 30 years before retiring in 1992. After retirement, Ralph opened his own woodworking business for many years. Additionally, he worked as the House Dad at the Delta Chi Fraternity at DePauw University before its closing.
Memorial Services will be held at 6:00pm Friday June 20th, 2014 at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale, IN. Visitation from 3:00pm until service time. There will be a Celebration of Life Gathering following the service at the Cloverdale Masonic Lodge. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Ralphs name to the American Cancer Society at donate.cancer.org. Condolences may be sent to the family at: cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net.