Hazel Andersen(1916 - 2014)

Hazel Campbell Andersen, 97, of Rigby, died Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Pine Brook Assisted Living Center in Rigby.

She was born June 14, 1916, in Bybee, Idaho (near Rigby), to Jonathan Cornelius Campbell and Elizabeth Temple Villet Campbell. She was raised and attended schools in Swan Valley, Idaho, and Cascade, Mont. She continued her education at Ricks College after attending Utah State University and received her degree in home economics. She then worked as a schoolteacher.

She married James Henry Andersen on March 4, 1952, in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. They were blessed with two daughters and three sons.

Hazel was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She enjoyed serving at the temple as a patron and was a member of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers. She was a skilled gardener and could grow anything.

She is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth (Kerry) Lewis of Pleasant Grove, Utah, and Julie (Kurt) Shumway of Shelley; sons, James Andersen of Rigby, Albert (Debra) Andersen of Rigby and Joseph (Connie) Andersen of Idaho Falls; sisters, Dian Roberts, Rita Jeffery, Ressa Pincock and Kathryn Moss; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sisters, Helen Bagley (twin sister), Tess Steed and Ruth Mae Campbell; brothers, Jonathan "Jack" Campbell, Cornelius "Bill" Campbell, Brian "Bud" Campbell, Richard "Dick" Campbell and Joel Campbell; and two grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, at the Rigby East Stake Center, 641 E. First South in Rigby. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. prior to services at the church. Burial will be in Rigby Pioneer Cemetery. Services are under the care of Eckersell Memorial Chapel, 101 W. Main St. in Rigby.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.eckersellfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Eckersell Funeral Home
101 West Main St.  Rigby, ID 83442

Published in Post Register on Mar. 11, 2014