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Patrick Anderson

Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer, & Certified Funeral Celebrant

Patrick grew up in Belvidere and graduated from Belvidere North High School. Patrick holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Studies from North Central College, Naperville, IL and a Mortuary Science Degree from Worsham College of Mortuary Science. He is also a member of the National Funeral Directors Association. Patrick is following in the footsteps of his grandfather and father as a third-generation funeral director, and he would tell you that He loves serving families. Something you may not know about Patrick is that he has a heart for mission trips.  He learned the importance of missionary work early in life from his mother, going on trips that she led.  Patrick has served on short term teams in the most impoverished areas of the United States and also on short and long term teams in  Kenya and other third world countries.   Something else that you may not know about him is that he loves to run, and ran track for North Central College.  Patrick grew up in a family with musical talent, learning the drums as a little boy.  He and his brother, David accompanied their father, in a Scottish Bagpipe band.  Patrick loves the creative process of making videos from his photography and is Anderson Funeral & Cremation Services resident I.T. expert.   Patrick and his wife, Tiana, live in Belvidere and being a newer home owner, Patrick has discovered the joy of working on home projects.  He will tell you that elbow grease doesn't come from a can.  In his spare time, he enjoys building furniture, fishing, camping, kayaking, and golf.  He and Tiana belong to Redemption Church and are passionate about serving Christ.