Anderson, Dellis Murkley June 17, 1928 – March 14, 2016
Dellis M. Anderson, beloved husband of Lucy who pre deceased him in 2007, passed away March 14, 2016 at the age of 87. He will be dearly missed by his 5 children: Kathryne Choucair of Austin, TX, Lori (Henry) Schlichter of Calgary, Derek (Diana) Anderson of Mesa, AZ, Steven (Cindy) Anderson of Las Vegas, NV and Jason (Kim) Anderson of Gilbert, AZ. He leaves behind 19 adoring grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. One grandson, Pierce Anderson pre-deceased him in 1995. Del was one of 5 children born in Purple Springs, AB to the late Casey and Eulala Anderson. One sister survives him, Argyle (Dennis) Scott of Calgary, AB. “Coach Anderson” was foremost an exemplary father, grandfather, Bishop, missionary and friend. He loved serving and teaching the youth in the LDS church and as coach and Assistant-principal in various high schools in Calgary. He was proud of coaching teams who won provincial titles. He was loved and admired by all who crossed his path – ever with a smile, a friendly greeting and encouraging word. Integrity, gratitude, work ethic, unconditional love and compassion are his trademarks. He was a meticulous fix-it-man in all aspects of life. Dellis’s viewing will be held at 10 AM with his funeral service at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 19, 2016 in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 100 Sunpark Drive, SE, Calgary. Graveside service at 4 PM at the Taber cemetery. In lieu of flowers, charitable donations appreciated to the Parkinson’s Society of Canada. Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family at www.piersons.ca.
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