In loving memory of Donald R. Anderson: 1931-2024


Donald R. Anderson, 92, died Feb. 9 in Centralia, Washington. He was born May 27, 1931, in Bucoda, Washington, to William and Gina Anderson. After graduating from Centralia High School, Don joined the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in England. He married Beverly McGill in 1955 and they raised five children in the Centralia area. Don and Beverly were married for 62 years, until her passing in 2017. He mourned her death, and that of his two oldest children, Lisa Anderson (2010) and Martin Anderson (2011). Don is survived by three children, Gregory (Sheila) Anderson, Ardel (Dan) Chisholm and Lori Nuest. He also leaves behind 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Throughout his life, Don touched the hearts of many. He will be dearly missed.