Eulagean P. ‘Jean’ Anderson

Eulagean P. ‘Jean’ Anderson, 85, of Effingham, died at 10:51 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018 at HSHS St. Johns Hospital in Springfield.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5 at Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont with Dail Schonschack officiating. Burial followed at Union Cemetery in Altamont. Visitation was held for two hours prior to service time. Memorials may be made to Warrior Nation Cancer Foundation.

Jean was born on Saturday, September 30, 1933 in Flora, Illinois to Buster Bill and Dora Mae Peckham Sparlin. She married Wenfred L. “Wimpy” Anderson on July 14, 1978 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 9, 2010. She was retired as a CNA at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia.

Surviving are her son Keith (Marie) Meador of Mclouth, Kan.; daughters Anita Balance of Bonner Springs, Kan. and Cheryl Phillips of Vernon; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son in infancy, step-daughter Camie Tipsword, brother Bill Sparlin, and sister Hazel Mae.

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