Obituaries detail

Herschel Anderson, Age: 78
Dec 29, 1942 - May 11, 2021

Herschel Anderson, 78, of Kansas City, MO, passed away on May 11, 2021. His three daughters were by his side.

Herschel was born in Pittsburg, KS, on December 29, 1942. He was an Army veteran who served in Germany, between the Korean and Vietnam wars, where he learned his trade of electrical engineering.

He worked as a designer for Schroer Manufacturing for over 40 years developing veterinarian products. He enjoyed watching the Chiefs, especially when they won the Super Bowl. He was also an avid reader and never missed the latest movie at the theater.

Herschel is survived by his three daughters, Kelly McDonald (and husband Jeff), Judy Ware (and husband Steve), and Tracy Anderson; and his grandchildren, Colin McDonald and Owen McDonald.

Herschel is preceded in death by his mother Mary Helen Anderson, his sister Rama Harper, and his brother Ira Blackburn.

There will be a private memorial service with close friends and family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to American Heart Association.



Ruth Walsh May 13 ,2021

Ex sister in law ,Cedar Rapids ,Iowa

Sorry to hear this news. Haven’t seen Hershel in years. He will be missed. May he soar amoung the Angels while watching over you all Ruth Walsh

Tracy Anderson May 13 ,2021

Daughter ,Shawnee ,Kansas

Dad was a great man. He was always there for me and my sisters when we needed him. He practically raised me since I was a kid. I'll miss him and will always love him. I'll never forget him. The pain will remain but the joy I had with him is with me always. ♥️

Mary Marie Blackburn May 13 ,2021

Uncle ,Cedar Rapids ,Iowa

Sorry for your loss. He is with my dad and his sister.