Sean M. Anderson, 46, of Kincaid, IL passed away at 11:20 am Sunday, January 12, 2014 in Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL.

Sean was born October 27, 1967 in Springfield, IL the son of Paul E. “Gene” and Iris K. (Schulte) Anderson. He married April L. Schmedeke on June 22, 1999 in Mobile, AL and she preceded him in death October 5, 2012.

Sean was a 1985 graduate of South Fork Community High School. Former Technical Sergeant Sean M. Anderson proudly served as Fire Department Chief in the 183d Civil Engineering Squadron of the 183d Fighter Wing, Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport, Springfield, IL. He was deployed over-seas in 2002 in support of Operations Northern Watch, Southern Watch and Enduring Freedom and received Commendation Medals. He retired from the Air National Guard February 8, 2006 after 20 years of service.

Surviving are his mother Iris Anderson of Bulpitt, IL 3 sons Casey Anderson of Bulpitt, IL Matthew (Heather) Anderson of TX, Dean Ellis of Kincaid, IL 3 daughters Lissa Anderson of Kincaid, IL Tessa Anderson and Emma Anderson both of Bulpitt, IL grandchildren Lilly Anderson and Logan along with his sister Shannon (Michael) Lawrence of Kincaid, IL a nephew Branden Lawrence and a great niece Aubree Lawrence.

He was preceded in death by his father Gene Anderson and his wife April Anderson.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 pm Wednesday, January 15, 2014 in St. Rita’s Catholic Church, Kincaid, IL. Funeral Mass will follow visitation. Burial with military honors will be held at 12:00 noon Thursday in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens, Taylorville, IL. Masterson Funeral Home, Kincaid is handling arrangements.

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