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Obituaries – March 5, 2014

Robert L. Anderson


BEAR RIVER CITY – Our loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, and friend, Robert LaVal Anderson, 78, is on the road again to reunite with his mother, father, brother, and beloved sisters.  Bob passed away peacefully on Friday, February 28, 2014 with his wife and two daughters by his side, at the home he was born in.  He had courageously battled a long illness.

Bob was born on October 25, 1936 in Bear River City to LaVal and Mary Amelia Ellis Anderson.  Later, he proudly served his country in the US Army.  He was a member of the LDS Church.

Bob married his honey, Rose Mary Ashley on December 13, 1958 in Bear River City, where they lived and raised four wonderful children.

He worked for Thiokol for 35 years as a Production Control Manager, then retired in 1992, allowing him to pursue his greatest pleasures.  Bob was an accomplished artist, saddle-maker, leather and wood craftsman, and he built a thriving business using all of these talents.

Bob was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying camping, boating, and especially four-wheeling on his quad or side-by-side ATV.  He also loved traveling, doing cross word puzzles, woodworking, drawing, fixing, and generally tinkering with any gadget that he could get his hands on.  Most of all, though, he loved spending time with his family and his favorite puppy, Kasi.

Surviving are his wife, Rose of Bear River City; four children: Audie (Vivianne) Anderson of Townsend, MT; Tami (Dallas) Clark of Deweyville, UT; Don (Phylene) Anderson of Bear River City, UT; the “Baby” Julie (Tom) Thibault, San Diego, CA; nine grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, all of his nieces and nephews, and his best friend, Raymond Toombs of Townsend, MT.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two grandsons, Cameron LaVal Anderson and Rory Don Anderson, one granddaughter, Keira Ann Anderson; one brother, Ellis D. Anderson and two sisters, Emma Lou Poulsen (Duane) and Valene Toombs (Raymond).

We love you many, Grandpa and Pops!

The family would like to thank MedSource, Encompass Health Care and Hospice for their love and support.  A special thanks to Kami, Sue, Nick, Lori and his dialysis nurse, Melanie.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Bear River City LDS 2nd Ward Chapel, 5870 North 4700 West, where military honors will be accorded after the services by the Combined Veterans of Box Elder County.  Email condolences to the family at www.gilliesfuneralchapel.com


Lurleen Marie Gooch Anderson

October 15, 1922 – March 1, 2014

BEAR RIVER CITY – Lurleen Anderson age 91 passed peacefully in her home on March 1, 2014.  Lurleen was born October 15, 1922 to Belton and Ethel Gooch in Blackfoot, ID.  She was raised in Southern, Idaho.

Lurleen married Claire Anderson December 13, 1944 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Together they raised a family of seven children in Bear River City, Utah.

She was a life long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.  Lurleen was a devoted wife and selfless mother dedicating her life to her family.

Survived by her children: Dean Clair Anderson; Erma (Terry) Niederhauser; Ruth (Kim) Brown; Deon Anderson; Christine (DelVon) Julander; Trudie Nell; David Hans (Linda) Anderson; 29 grandchildren, 77 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren and two brothers.

Preceded in death by her husband, parents, two brothers and three sisters.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Bear River City LDS Chapel, 5870 N. 4700 W., Bear River City.

A viewing will be held Wednesday, March 5, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 10:00 to 10:40 a.m. at the Bear River City Church.

Interment will be in the Bear River City Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com


H. Keith Bolingbroke


H. Keith Bolingbroke of Tremonton, Utah passed away peacefully at his home on February 26, 2014.  He was born July 6, 1933 to Henry D. Bolingbroke and Nettie Thomas in Malad, Idaho.

He was sealed to Joan Holdaway on October 24, 1958 in the Logan LDS temple.  They lived in Pocatello, Idaho before settling in Tremonton.  He worked as a custodian at Bear River Jr. High, Bear River High and North Park Elementary schools.  He is also well known as a beekeeper and for his honey that was the best around.

He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.  Keith and Joan served a mission at the Bishop’s Storehouse in Brigham City.  They were temple workers in the Logan Temple.  He was currently serving as a branch clerk at the Bear River Care Center.

Keith and Joan have ten children:  Brenda (Dale) Wood, Ogden, Bryan (Kris), Tremonton, Dan (Lisa) Heyburn, ID, Karl (Margene) O’Fallon, MO, Diane (Tim) Cosgrove, Murray, Fred (Kristy) Syracuse, Bruce (Ellen), Layton,  Ken (Shauna) Milpitas, CA, Jeff (Emilee), Pleasant View, Sharon (Britton) Soda Springs, ID.  They also have 41 grandchildren two of them are currently serving LDS missions and 10 great grandchildren.  Other survivors include a brother, Kelly (Patti) and 3 sisters; Linda Hale, Jill (Larry) Fontenot, Dixie (Don) Hubbard.

A viewing will be held Wednesday, March 5th 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home (111 N. 100 E. Tremonton).   The funeral will be held Thursday, March 6th 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with a viewing at 9:30- 10:30 a.m. previous to the funeral in the Tremonton 5th Ward chapel (300 S. Tremont St.).  Interment will take place at the Deweyville cemetery.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.ruddfuneralhome.com



1 comment for “Obituaries – March 5, 2014

  1. John A Udy
    March 27, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    I was Kieth’s Foreman on the Bomark missle at Thiokol.He was a very good
    worker. I respeced him alot and considered him a friend. HE was a good person. Sorry about your loss.

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