|Glen T. Anderson|
Glen T. Anderson 1920 ~ 2005 Glen Thornton Anderson, 85, died March 7, 2005 at his home in American Fork. Born March 3, 1920 in American Fork, Utah, the son of Warren Fielding and Millie Thornton Anderson. He married Maurine Spafford June 28, 1941 in American Fork their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. Glen was educated at the LDS Business College and at San Francisco College of Mortuary Science, he was a licensed Funeral Director. He served in the U.S. Army for three years during World War II seeing action in North Africa and Italy. In 1939, he started in banking as the Custodian, later serving as President of the Bank of American Fork and retired as the Vice Chairman of the Board in 2004. He served on the American Fork City Council, two terms as Mayor of American Fork, and two terms as a State Legislator. He served as Director, Vice President, and President of the American Fork Rotary Club. Served for 14 years on the American Fork Hospital Board including a term as Chairman. Glen was a High Priest in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many positions including in a bishopric. He was an avid gardener, enjoyed horseback riding, and snowmobiling in American Fork Canyon. Survivors include, his wife two daughters and a son: Mrs. George (Trudy) Casteleiro, Arlington, TX; Mrs. Fred (Christine) Fairclough, Salt Lake City; David ( Marie) Anderson, American Fork; seven grandchildren, and one great grandchild. Funeral services will be held Friday March 11, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. in the American Fork 4th Ward 455 East 300 North. Friends may call Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Anderson & Sons Mortuary 49 East 100 North and Friday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the services at the church. Burial in the American Fork City Cemetery. Military Rites by VFW District # 4.
Published in The Salt Lake Tribune on 3/9/2005.