The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

May 4, 2013

Rev. Theodore 'Ted' Anderson

The Clinton Herald

---- — Rev. Theodore ‘Ted’ Anderson

Oct. 12, 1923-April 26, 2013

CORALVILLE — The Rev. Theodore (Ted) Anderson, 89, a resident of Lantern Park Nursing Center, Coralville, died there April 26, 2013. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Iowa City.

Ted was born October 12, 1923, in Kearney, Nebraska, to Pastor Carl and Beda Anderson. Ted was an Army Sergeant during World War II. Ted was pastor at Immanuel Lutheran, Clinton, for 30 years and Bethany Lutheran, Des Moines, for 4 years, retiring in 1986 to Iowa City.

Ted and Lorraine Braaten married in 1950, and they divorced in 1981. Lorraine died in 1987. Ted married Elizabeth (Betty) Hibbeler in 1987. Betty died in 2013.

Ted is survived by daughter, Meredith Anderson, sons, Neil (Denise) Anderson and Kurt Anderson, granddaughter, Marike Anderson-Dam, grandsons: Evan Anderson, Case Anderson-Dam and John (Jen) Anderson-Dam.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Lutheran Services in Iowa, or Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Death date: April 26, 2013