Lyle Andersen Obituary

The Herald Journal, Logan, Utah, Tuesday, March 19, 1996

Lyle Andersen


Lyle Peter Andersen, 72, Layton, formerly of Lewiston and Pocatello, passed away Sunday, March 17,1996, at the Rocky Mountain Care Center in Bountiful.

He was born Dec. 16, 1923, at Teton City, Idaho, the son of Harold and Reeta Stocks Andersen. He married Kathryn Keller March 10, 1948, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He was raised and educated in Arco, Idaho. They lived in Pocatello where they raised their children. He owned and operated a dairy farm, retiring in 1976. They also lived in Lewiston, moving to Layton in July 1995.

He graduated from Utah State University. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a High Priest in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He had served in numerous callings including as bishop. He had served a mission from 1993-94 in Macon, Ga. At the time of his death, he was serving a mission in the Member Locator Office of the church.

He enjoyed poetry, horses, visiting with friends and family. He loved spending time working with his family members.

He is survived by his wife, Kathryn, Layton; two sons and three daughters and their spouses: Alan and Norma Andersen, American Falls, Idaho; Neil and Kathy Andersen, Frankfurt, Germany; Sheri and Dennis Ray, Layton; Lauri and Don Baldwin, Lewiston, and Marni and Wade Wyatt, Centerville; also 27 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; two brothers and four sisters: Wendell Andersen, Cleon Andersen, Maureen Niederer, Donnamay Kolman, Gladys Young and Clysta Reed.

Funeral services will be conducted at noon Friday, March 22,1996, at the Lewiston 1st and 2nd LDS Ward chapel with Bishop Sy Jessop officiating. Friends may call from 10-11:45 a.m. Friday at the chapel. Burial will be in the Lewiston Cemetery with military graveside services. Services are under the direction of the Webb Funeral Home.


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