In Memory

Delores Danekas (Anderson)


DELORES E. 'Dee' ANDERSON, 69 ROCKFORD - Delores E. "Dee" Anderson, 69, of Rockford, died Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Alma Nelson Debes. She was born December 23, 1945, in Rochelle, the daughter of Milford and Erla (Tilton) Danekas. Delores was a graduate of East High School. She married James Lee Anderson Oct. 26, 1968, in Rockford. He predeceased her Oct. 28, 2009. She was a data processor at National Lock for many years, and was a member of Daughters of the Nile. Delores was a kind and gentle person who was a friend to many and a special aunt. Survived by sisters-in-law, Janice Danekas of Dixon and Sandra (John) Brinkman of Rockton; nephews and nieces, Craig (Sue) Danekas of Dixon, Scott (Debbie) Danekas of Booneville, AR, Darrell (Mary) Danekas of New Milford, Michael Danekas of Dixon, Alan (Suzanne) Brinkman of Omaha, NE, Brenda (Tim) Quaco of Dixon, Janine (Scott) Huffman of Eldena, and Karen (Anthony) Cacciatore of Rockford; many great-nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents and her brother, Darrell Danekas. She loved dogs and had many special canine companions through the years, especially Aristotle. Special thanks to Karen Cacciatore and Sandra Brinkman, who watched over her for the past five years. Also thank you to Alden Debes Nursing Home and Northern Illinois Hospice for their compassionate care. Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2015, at Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 2nd Ave., with Rev. Lisa Abb officiating. Visitation will be from 12 to 12:45 p.m. prior to the service in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Shriners Children's Hospital, 2211 N Oak Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60707. To share a memory or condolence, visit - See more at:


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04/02/15 08:57 PM #1    

Sally Rudberg (Viederis)

Delores and I worked at National Lock in the 60's.  We carpooled and Dee picked me up at 5:30 every morning, not fun, but we made the best of it.  I am so sorry for her families loss.  Sally (Rudberg) Viederis


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