In Memory

Robert Anderson

Robert Anderson

Robert J. Anderson

Robert J. Anderson, Biologist and Conservationist, of Decorah, Iowa, died Monday, July 27, 2015 at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah.

A Celebration of Life will be held 1:00 P.M. Saturday, August 8, 2015 at Siewers Spring State Park at the Decorah Fish Hatchery, 2321 Siewers Spring Road, Decorah, Iowa 52101.

Bob is survived by his fiancée, Mary Bradley (Justin, Julie and Layla); one son, Jeremy Anderson of Circle Pines, MN; his siblings: Richard Anderson of Hurley, WI, Kenneth Anderson of White Bear Lake, MN, Judy (Jerry) Schoeller of White Bear Lake, MN, Joyce (Chuck) Heille of Circle Pines, MN, JoAnn Anderson of Shoreview, MN and Greg (Barb) Anderson of Forest Lake, MN; many nieces and nephews, extended family, devoted colleagues and beloved friends. Bob is preceded in death by his parents, sisters Pat Olson, Caryl Holmes and Marlys (Sue) Derr, and his dear friend Rob McIntyre.

Bob was a consultant with Xcel Energy, and formerly employed at 3M, leaving that company to dedicate his life to the recovery of Peregrine falcons. As the Director of the Raptor Resource Project, Bob was very proud of his work with the Decorah Eagle webcam, and the enjoyment it gave to millions of people throughout the world.

Memorials may be given to The Raptor Resource Project, P.O. Box 16, Decorah, IA 52101.