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Monday, September 26, 2016
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Edwin Eugene “Gene” Anderes, age 67 of Salina, passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
He was born on July 8, 1949 in Abilene, the son of Edwin Paul and Jennie Ruth (Rediker) Anderes. He graduated from Chapman High School in 1967.
On November 4, 1972 in Wakeeney, he was married to Margaret Ann Scott. They later divorced, but remained friends and did many things together and always put their children and grandchildren first.
Gene most recently was a truck driver for Keller Trucking. He was a member of the Gypsum United Methodist Church and Gypsum Lions Club. He was the Swine leader for the Gypsum Valley 4-H Club for many years and enjoyed raising and watching his sons show swine at the Saline County Fair. He enjoyed farming, woodworking and attending his grandchildren’s many school and sports activities.
He is survived by two sons, Jarred Anderes and wife Jenny of Riley and Nathan Anderes and wife Tracy of Glen Elder; three grandchildren, Ethan and Emma Anderes of Riley and Raylynn Anderes of Glen Elder; his mother, Jennie Ruth Anderes of Elmo; two brothers, Bob Anderes and wife Patti of Elmo and Richard Anderes of Elmo; one sister, Joyce Elburn of Abilene and many nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edwin Paul Anderes.
Funeral services were held on Monday, September 26, 2016 at the Gypsum United Methodist Church in Gypsum, with Rev. Mitch Reece and Rev. Theresa Forshee officiating. Music was provided by Janet Winter. Pallbearers were Jarred Anderes, Nathan Anderes, Ethan Anderes, Jeff Anderes, Kelly Rediker and Jeff Wilson. Burial was in the Riley Cemetery.
A memorial has been established for the Gypsum United Methodist Church. Contributions may be left in care of the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.