Robert Roy Anderson, 77, of Cedar Rapids, made his transition to heaven on Jan. 7, 2012. Private graveside services were held Jan. 13 at Pecatonica Cemetery in Pecatonica, Ill. Julie Freese of Cedar Memorial officiated.
Local survivors include his daughter Lynette (Brian) Petersen, of North Liberty. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Bob was born July 5, 1934, in Pecatonica, Ill., the son of Roy A. and Nora B. (Ihne) Anderson. He served in the United States Navy. He graduated with a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois. He married Sandra Ann Caywood on Jan. 31, 1960. They were later divorced and she preceded him in death on Jan. 4, 1998.
Memorial donations in Bob’s honor may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Please leave a message, tribute or memory to Bob’s family at www.cedarmemorial.com  under obituaries.