George Arthur Anderson: Farmer and Pilot\n\nGeorge Arthur Anderson, 84, of Pecatonica, IL died at 8:21 a.m., November 26, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family.\n\nBorn on September 20, 1937 in Pierre, SD, the son of Howard and Wilma C. Anderson. George graduated from Gann Valley South Dakota High School, Class of 1955. He married Deann Krebs in Gann Valley, SD on June 9, 1957. He graduated from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City, South Dakota in June of 1959. George worked for Caterpillar Tractor in Peoria until 1967 when he flew as a pilot for American Airlines until mandatory retirement at age 60. \n\nHe will be missed by his lovely bride, family and friends. \n\nA private family service will be held. Cremation Rites to be accorded. McCorkle Funeral Home- Pecatonica Chapel assisted the family. \n\nA memorial has been established to FHN Hospice, 773 Lincoln Blvd., Suite 403, Freeport, IL 61032 and Friends Forever, 966 W. Rudy Road, Freeport, IL 61032.