1942 ~ 2012
John Andersen, well-loved husband, father and Papa passed away December 8th, 2012.
He was born February 17th, 1942 in Salt Lake City to Florence and Rolf Andersen. He graduated from Granite High School in 1960, joining the United States Navy
thereafter and served onboard the USS Bridget and the USS Bauer until 1964 and in the Navel Reserves until 1966. John married the love of his life, Marsha Frederick, on May 17th, 1968. He worked in contact lens manufacturing for 45 years, owning Professional Lens Service for 33 of them; never wavering from the belief of "Quality First". He served the youth of Murray City as a Little League and Babe Ruth Baseball coach and league president. Also an avid bowler, John had many friends throughout the Salt Lake area from the alleys.
John is survived by his wife of 45 years Marsha, daughter Collette (Eddie) Moore, son Guy (Angie) and the three lights of his life, his grandchildren Gage, Halie and Aubrey Taylor. Also surviving is his little buddy, Dakota.
Graveside services will be held Thursday December 13th at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 10600 South 1950 East at 11:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests you support your local Little League organizations or your local Veterans Fund. Online condolences at www.larkincares.com