Judith A. “Judy” Anderson, 73, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at OSF St. Francis in Peoria.

Judith A. “Judy” Anderson, 73, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at OSF St. Francis in Peoria.


She was born on July 7, 1945, in Canton to Harold and Deloris (Silverstein) Gibson. They preceded her in death.


She married John W. Anderson on June 30, 2007, in Canton. He preceded her in death on Aug. 31, 2011.


Surviving are two children, Steve (Raynee) Kessler of Canton and Alison (Josh) Strom of Plymouth, Minnesota; four grandchildren, Matthew and Grant Kessler and Maxwell and Charlotte Strom; one sister, Deanna Stambaugh; and one brother, Dean Gibson.


Judy retired from the Canton Park District in 2011. She was an active member of the Wesley United Methodist Church in Canton where she taught Sunday school. She was the treasurer of the Veteran’s Memorial at Lakeland Park. Judy enjoyed taking pictures, traveling, reading and being active in the outdoors. Most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren.


A funeral service will be held on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at 11 a.m., at Wesley United Methodist Church in Canton with a visitation one hour prior at the church.


Burial will be held at the Greenwood Cemetery in Canton.


Oaks-Hines Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.  


Memorials may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church or to Fulton County Humane Society.


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