Rosemary Andrus, 56, of American Falls, Idaho, passed away peacefully Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at Trinity Nursing Home in Nampa, Idaho, due to long-term health problems.
She was born July 23, 1957, in Idaho Falls to Bert Murphy and Elma Newman Murphy. She was raised in Milo and attended Ucon Elementary, Ammon Jr. High School and Bonneville High School.
She married David Grover and was later divorced.
She was then married to Aldon R. Andrus; they were together for 35 years.
Rosemary was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; she stayed close to her Relief Society president and her visiting teachers.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and daughter and loved spending time with family and friends. She enjoyed doing crafts, camping, barbecues, the Fourth of July, going to the fair, fishing, boating, holidays and being outdoors.
She is survived by her father, Burt Murphy of Ammon; sister, Dixie Murphy of Idaho Falls; husband, Aldon R. Andrus of American Falls; children, Laurie (Chris) Bromley of Mountain Home, Idaho, Billy Grover of Idaho Falls, David (Tiffany) Grover of Pocatello, Ray (Rose) Andrus of Idaho Falls, Danielle (Mark) Larsen of Rigby and Frank (Brittany) Andrus of Chubbuck; stepdaughter, Denise (Carlos) Alatrista of North Salt Lake, Utah; and 14 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Elma Murphy, and brother, Steven Murphy.
Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the Milo LDS Chapel, 12127 N. 75th East in Idaho Falls. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Eckersell Memorial Chapel, 101 W. Main St. in Rigby, and from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday prior to services at the church. Burial will be in Grant Cemetery. Services are under the care of Eckersell Memorial Chapel in Rigby.
Memorial contributions may be made at Eckersell Memorial Chapel.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.eckersellfuneralhome.com.