Halbert  Anderson

Halbert Anderson

Monday, November 1st, 1937 - Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Halbert Gene Anderson, 82, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020 after a prolonged battle with multiple myeloma cancer.

A rosary and visitation will be held at Oakcrest Funeral Home on Monday, January 20, from 6 pm to 8 pm. The rosary will begin at 6 pm.

Halbert will be laid to rest during a graveside service at Crawford Cemetery in Crawford, Texas on Tuesday, January 21 at 11:30 a.m with Monsignor Isidore Rozycki officiating.

Halbert was born November 1, 1937 to Wayne Anderson and Thelma Srader Anderson in Waco, Texas. He attended grades one through twelve at Crawford schools where he made many lifelong friends. On June 7, 1969 he married Margie Bolfing-Haines in Waco, Texas and celebrated 50 years of marriage.

Halbert was a loyal and dedicated educator and retired from Texas State Technical College after 19 years of service. He enjoyed many outside activities including fishing, hunting, boating, gardening and putting together jigsaw puzzles. He and Margie enjoyed visiting various casinos in Louisiana and Las Vegas.

Halbert was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Dale (Cowboy) Anderson.

He is survived by his wife, Margie Bolfing Anderson; son, Donnie Haines and wife, Theresa; brother, Mark and wife, Betty; grandchildren, Luke Haines and wife Bel, Laura (Haines) Stern and husband, Edward and two great-grandchildren, Kilian Haines and William Stern. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be nephews, Phil Bolfing, Larry Bolfing, Sidney Bolfing, Ed Fulbright, Jerry Bolfing, and Jason Bolfing.

The family wishes to express their heartfelt appreciation to Providence Hospice and all the caregivers at Providence Park – St. Catherine. Deep appreciation also goes to the loving caregivers at Lakeshore Village Heathcare Center.

In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society (1512 Lake Air Dr., Waco Tx. 76710) or Providence Hospice (6700 Sanger Ave., Waco, TX 76710).
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  • Visitation

    Monday, January 20th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Monday, January 20th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    OakCrest Funeral Home
    4520 Bosque Boulevard
    WACO, TX 76710
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    Rosary at 6 p.m.
  • Service

    Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 | 11:30am
    Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 11:30am
    Crawford Cemetery
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  • Interment

    Crawford Cemetery
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Posted at 10:20am
So sorry for your loss. Thank you for allowing us to care for Mr. Anderson. You will continue to be in our thoughts.

Becky, Providence Hospice

Larry Bolfing

Posted at 10:35am
Halbert fought the hardest battle against his sickness I had ever witnessed. I hope I have the same courage when I am faced with such a challenge. Peace be with you Halbert...

Cyndi Hurst Snokhous

Posted at 09:16am
Margie and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss of Halbert. I pray God's sweetest strength and blessings will be showered upon all of you. Prayerfully, Cyndi Hurst Snokhous

Merry Wilburn, chaplain Providence Hospice

Posted at 10:33am
I'm so sorry for your loss. Thank you for allowing us to help you care for him. Please know that we continue to think of you and keep you in prayer.

Joy Leffingwell

Posted at 08:26am
Dear Margie, We are so sorry for the loss of your beloved husband, Halbert. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Joy, Suanne, & Kathy
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