Mr. Anna was a laborer for 25 years at the American Water Company before his retirement.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Maurice and Elsie, nee Weber, Anna; two sisters, Doris Apple and Ruth Bressler; and five brothers, Kenneth, William, Charles, David Anna, and Danny Elliot.
Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Iris J., nee Yagge, Anna, whom he married on December 27, 1969, in Belleville, IL;
three children, Raymond J. Anna of Red Bud, IL,
Dawn Phillips of Belleville, IL,
and Aaron E. (Nicole) Anna, of Red Bud, IL;
two grandchildren, Michael Austin Phillips and Nicholas Raymond Lee Phillips;
six brothers, Irvin (Karen) Anna,
and Mark (Carol) Anna, both of Missouri,
Harold Anna of Maryville, IL,
Michael (Mary) Anna of Hershey, PA,
Howard (Carol) Anna of Belleville, IL,
and Gerald (Sandra) Anna of Missouri;
a sister-in-law, Linda Elliot of Belleville, IL;
and nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, November 28, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, November 28, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Tim Anna officiating.
Burial will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.
TO ONE OF MY FAVORITE UNCLES THANK YOU SO MUCH WHAT YOU HAVE TAUGHT ME YOU WILL BE VERY MUCH MISS AND TO ONE OF MY FAVORITE AUNTS THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR EVERYTHING FOR ALL THE MEMORIES AND JOY YOU BROUGHT TO MY FAMILY LOVE YOU MY GOD GIVE YOU STRENGTH THRU THIS TIME.
MAURICE (MOE) ANNA, CEDARCREEK, MO, 65627