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Ethan L. Anderson

Posted 2018-03-13 by Pat R
Post Register (Idaho Falls, Idaho)
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Ethan L. Anderson, 92, passed away peacefully Monday, April 17, 2017, after a brief illness. He had been under the care of Hospice of the Valley in surprise, Arizona.

He was born on July 14, 1924, to Delia Lee and Orial L. Anderson, in Ammon, Idaho. He lived in Ammon for most of his 92 years. He attended school in Ammon, graduating from Ammon High School in 1942. He enlisted in the United States Navy in November 1943 and served on the USS Croatan. He was honorably discharged in November 1945.

He married GlennaLe (sic) Marshall on Jan. 18, 1945, in the Salt Lake LDS temple. They had two daughters, Kris (Dave) Stanger, of Wickenburg, Arizona, and Kathleen Anderson, of Twin Falls, Idaho.

He worked a variety of jobs throughout his life but mainly farming and some carpenter work. He also worked for the C-A-L Farm and Ranch Store in Idaho Falls. One of the happiest days of his life was when he was able to purchase the family farm. He and Glenna also spent time working in Ketchikan, Alaska, and running the Bone Store in Bone, Idaho.

He is survived by his two daughters; his sister, Von Andrews; sister-in-law, Joanne Anderson; and numerous nieces and nephews. While he had no grandchildren of his own, he was very fond of Cameron and Becky Suitter. He enjoyed Becky's visits and looked forward to them. She liked to check in on him and enjoy the fruits of his beautiful gardens. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, two brothers and two sisters.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at Ammon Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of Coltrin Mortuary, 2100 First St., Idaho Falls, Idaho.

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