Cinda S. Anderson

Cinda S. Anderson, 67, of rural Bishop Hill, died at 1:28 a.m., Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. 

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 at the Old Colony School in Bishop Hill. Rev. Linda Winkelman will officiate. Visitation was from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Rux Funeral Home in Galva. Burial will be in Bishop Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Bishop Hill Old Settler’s Association or the American Cancer Society.  

She was born March 24, 1950 in Silver Creek, N.Y., the daughter of Donald and Grace (Zodle) Hilliker. She married Robert Anderson on July 15, 1973 in Sheridan, N.Y. He survives as well as a son, Jeffrey Jones of Bloomington; two daughters, Joy (Matthew) Amundsen of Frisco, Texas and Tracy (Austin) McNamara of Bloomington; a grandson, Clint Amundsen; a sister, Charmane (Stan) Cross of Austin, Texas; a brother, Bradley (Theresa) Hilliker of Chesterfield, Va.; and three brother-in-laws, Ronald (Gail) Anderson of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Roger (Judy) Anderson of Galva and Randy (Sue) Anderson of Cambridge; and several nieces and nephews.

Cinda graduated from Silver Creek Central School and attended Alfred University. She worked at the State Bank of Toulon, Kewanee branch, and for Country Companies in Bloomington. 

She was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church and the Bishop Hill Old Settler’s Association, of which she had been president for a number of years. She was also a member of the Henry County Museum and the Henry County Historical Society, both of which she had served as treasurer.  She enjoyed antiquing and serving as a volunteer for many of the Bishop Hill events through out the year. This obituary may be viewed and private condolences left at