Louis S. Anderson
Louis S. Anderson August 27, 1942 - October 16, 2016 HONEYVILLE - Louis Stanford Anderson, 74, passed away Oct. 16, 2016, at the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City after a courageous fight with leukemia. Lou was born Aug. 27, 1942, in Price, Utah, to James G. and Lula Jensen Anderson. He received bachelor's degrees from Brigham Young University in Elementary and Secondary Education and Geography with a minor in History and Political Science. He obtained his master's degree in Education from the University of La Verne in Irvine, California. Lou married Mary Elizabeth Ellis on June 12, 1970, in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple. He was a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he held numerous positions including: a missionary to the North German Mission, first counselor in the Honeyville 1st Ward bishopric, Gospel Doctrine teacher, Blazer Scout Leader, ward organist, church service missionary, home teacher, and ordinance worker in the Brigham City LDS Temple. He worked as an elementary and middle school teacher, middle school principal, and college literacy professor at Utah State University, Salt Lake Community College and Weber State University. Lou had a great love for literacy, patriotism, history, music, cinema, ballroom dancing, yardwork and beekeeping. He spent his retirement years serving in the Scouting program, where he helped several Scouts obtain their Eagle Scout Awards. His greatest love, however, was spending time with his grandchildren where he taught them to read, played "Monsters" in the house, and helped as an after-school tutor. He was awarded the 1999 Leadership Award in Curriculum Development and Implementation by the Northern Utah Curriculum Consortium. Surviving are his sweetheart Mary Elizabeth, children: Marlyse (Chris) Miller, Honeyville; Cherilee (Greg) Hunsaker, Honeyville; Jared (Amy) Anderson, Logan; Liz (Brady) Howell, Rochester, MN; Jake (Kami) Anderson, Springville; James (Grayce) Anderson, Pleasant View; Josh (Kaleena) Anderson, Nibley; 17 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild on the way. Also siblings: James McKay Anderson, High River, Canada; David Gordon Anderson, Sandy. Preceded in death by his parents, James and Lula Anderson, brother Ralph Brent Anderson, and a son-in-law Brady K. Howell. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the Honeyville Chapel, 2620 W. 6980 North, Honeyville, UT. Viewings will be on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 S. 100 East, Brigham City, and Saturday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Honeyville chapel. Interment will be in the Honeyville City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com .
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