LT. COL. ROGER ANDERSEN
Command Post Operations and Support Pilot for Blackshield at Groom Lake 8/65 - 7/68
Monitored A-12 Flights and Co-ordinated air refuelings.
Established Oxcart Command Post at Kadena Air Base
Past President, Road Runners Internationale (A-12 Assn.)
Longtime Las Vegas resident Rebecca Andersen, 74, passed away peacefully on May 10, 2007. Born in 1933 in Oneonta, Alabama, Becky was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and championship golfer. Becky graduated from Judson College with an education degree and taught high school English and Physical Education. In recent years she dedicated her time to the PEO, was a long-time member of Christ Lutheran Church and sang for many years in the chancel choir. Last December, Becky and her husband of 50 years, Roger Andersen, celebrated their anniversary in golden style, surrounded by friends and family. Becky is survived by her husband, Roger, as well as her sister, Dorothy Ryan of Oneonta, AL. She is also survived by her three sons, Eric of Grapevine, TX, Lee of Fairfield, CA, and Joe of Duluth, GA. Additionally, she is celebrated by her three daughters-in law, Ann, Andrea, and Maureen. Her adoring grandchildren include: Cydney, Kyle, Camille, Caitlin, Grace, Rachel, and Leif. A memorial will be held at Christ Lutheran Church, 111 N. Torrey Pines Dr., on Tuesday, May 15th at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association.