December 21, 1934 ~ May 2, 2006
John Leslie Anderson, 71, formerly of Mesa, AZ, passed away on May 2, 2006, in Pueblo, CO. Survived by his wife, Loretta Anderson; children, Thomas Anderson, of Oklahoma City, OK, and Leslie (Corey) Hickman, of Colorado Springs, CO; sister, Lois Herman, of Dunedin, FL; grandchildren, Ashley and Kimberly Braley, and Sydnie and Paiton Hickman. John is preceded in death by four brothers. John was born on December 21, 1934, to Carl and Gwendoline Anderson in Des Moines, IA. He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps from 1958 until his retirement on August 31, 1978. John was a member of the St. Bridget Catholic Church in Mesa, Arizona and a member of the Arizona New Heart Society. At his request there will be no viewing. Cremation by Montgomery & Steward Crematorium in Pueblo, CO. A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2006, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 2650 Parish View, Colorado Springs, CO . In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center in care of Montgomery & Steward, 1317 N. Main Street, Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com 'Give the gift of life, be an organ donor'