Fred Clinton Anderson
Heyburn, Idaho – Fred Clinton Anderson, age 78, of Heyburn, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012.
He was born on Dec. 9, 1933, in Newton, Utah, the son of Joseph Murland and Zenda Karren Anderson. He graduated from North Cache High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Utah State University. Fred married the love of his life, Judy “J” Johnsen, on July 6, 1959, in the Logan Utah LDS Temple.
He worked at Thiokol, taught school for several years and spent the remainder of his life farming in the Sublett area. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, and was an avid sports fan.
Fred was an active member of the LDS Church and as a young man served in the Great Lakes Mission. He had been a member of two bishoprics, served with his wife in the New York New York North Mission, and most recently, with his wife Judy, was privileged to work as an ordinance worker in the Twin Falls Temple.
He was a wonderful, gentle man and loved his wife, children and grandchildren.
Fred is survived by his wife, Judy of Heyburn; his children, Joel Fred (Judy) Anderson of American Fork, Utah, Julie Kae (Dale) Rycraft of Mesa, Arizona, Jamie Lyn (Gregory) Jensen of North Salt Lake City, Utah, Cory Jay (Bobbi) Anderson of West Jordan, Utah, and Keri Marie (Matthew) Hansen of Colorado Springs, Colorado; 20 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and his sister, Marlene Meikle of Smithfield, Utah.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Braxton Cory Anderson; one brother; and two sisters.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Heyburn LDS Church, 300 S. 500 W., of Heyburn, with Bishop Brett Thomas officiating. A grave dedication will follow at 3:30 p.m. at the Newton Cemetery in Newton, Utah.
Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Rasmussen Funeral Home, 1350 E. 16th St., in Burley, and from 10 until 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at the church.