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James E. Anderson

August 11, 1938 December 30, 2018
James E. Anderson
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James E. Anderson, 80, passed away December 30, 2018. Jim Anderson leaves behind a daughter, Jenny (Terry) Lynch, and a son Deron, as well as three loving grandchildren, Andi, Matthew & Charlie. He also leaves behind a sister, Lee (Paul) Tregurtha, and a brother, Ted (Lindra) Anderson. Preceded in death by his parents Dorothy and James Anderson the III. Jim spent most of his life in Lake Forest. He graduated from Lake Forest High School and went on to receive a Bachelors and Masters degree in Civil Engineering from Cornell University (1960). At Cornell, he was a member of Chi Psi fraternity. His entire career was spent as a Principal & Vice President of James Anderson Company, a fourth generation civil-engineering company located in Lake Bluff. Jim lived in Lake Forest, and was involved with his family and community. Jim always cheered on his kids from the sidelines. He was also known to root for his favorite team at the Lantern, or partake there in some political banter. He was a loyal friend and family man and will be greatly missed. Visitation Thursday 1/3/2019, 5 PM to 8 PM, Wenban Funeral Home, 320 Vine Ave., Lake Forest, IL 60045. Funeral Service 10 AM Friday 1/4/2019 First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest, 700 N. Sheridan Rd. Burial Lake Forest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to CurePSP, 1216 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001. Info: Wenban Funeral Home (847) 234-0022 or

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5:00 PM 1/3/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/3/2019 8:00:00 PM
Wenban Funeral Home

320 Vine Avenue
Lake Forest, IL 60045

Wenban Funeral Home
320 Vine Avenue Lake Forest 60045 IL
United States





10:00 AM 1/4/2019 10:00:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest

700 North Sheridan Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045

First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest
700 North Sheridan Road Lake Forest 60045 IL
United States

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CurePSP 1216 Broadway, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10001 or 443-578-5670.

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