In memory of
Richard Ernest Anders, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully while on vacation celebrating his 90th birthday. After graduating from Leo High School and earning his B.S. in Philosophy from DePaul, Richard embarked upon a satisfying career in personnel, retiring as Human Resources Director at University of Illinois at Chicago. Beloved husband of 32 years to Judith Sara Schermond; devoted father of Adrienne (William) Kelly, Linda Anders, and Diane (John Boychuck) Anders; devoted step-father of Robin (Michael) Schultz and Melinda (David) Chaney. Proud and loving grandfather of Tracy and Ryan Kelly, Andrew and Nathaniel Boychuck, Elena and Evan Schultz, and Leah and Lucas Chaney. Preceded in death by parents Ernest William Anders and Anna Mae Dentzman Anders and sister Elizabeth Anders. Former spouse of Bernadette Tamkus Anders. Uncle, cousin, and friend of many. Services are private. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab. Rehab Institute of Chicago, https://www.sralab.org/ . Arrangements by Cremation Society of Illinois, 773-281-5058 or www.cremation-society.com .
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