James E. "Andy" Anderson,
94, of Indianapolis, departed this life Thursday, March 1, 2018. Andy was born June 15, 1923 in Indianapolis to the late William J. and Wanetta (Henri) Anderson. He grew up and attended school at Cathedral HS gradudated from Broad Ripple HS and attended Butler Univeristy. Andy proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He was a medic with the 94th Medical Gas Treatment Battalion serving in Europe where he tended to the care and treatment of liberated Holocaust survivors. In the following years, Andy organized annual reunions with the soldiers of the 94th. He always appreciated keeping in touch with his brothers and growing old together. Andy worked most of his life for Indiana Bell as a repairman. Andy enjoyed stamp collecting and loved working in his yard and gardening.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Marsha Ann Anderson; sister, Martha Washburn, brother, Herell Anderson, stepson, John Dietz and stepdaughter , Bobbi Jo Lambert. He is survived by his children, Stephanie (Dwight) Bergman, Jim (Ilania) Anderson, Tina Anderson, Tim (Sheri) Anderson, Gary (Cathy) Dietz and nephew Rocky Washburn; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Peace Mausoleum Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Indy Honor Flight at: http://indyhonorflight.org/donate/
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