Joseph Weyerman Anderson


Joseph Weyerman Anderson, 92, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours, on Saturday, Nov. 23, of natural causes at home.

He was born May 26, 1927, to Joseph and Clara Anderson. Joseph was born in Lyman, where he met the love of his life, Dorthey Alice Maxfield, in the 7th grade. He married Dorthey in June of 1946, and their marriage was later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple.

Joseph dedicated his life to his wife and family. He was a good provider as a carpenter and contractor for many years, where he enjoyed working with his sons. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He had a strong testimony and served in many callings.

He loved camping, fishing, hunting and hiking.

Joseph is survived by his nine children, Sharon Foust, Debra Scott, Patsy Jo (Jerry) Coon, Marty (Georgia) Anderson, Cindy (Kenneth) Anderson, Bonnie Anderson, Jody (Cynthia) Anderson, Doug (Sandra) Anderson and Kristie (Steve) Silvester. He found joy and happiness in his 40 grandchildren, 107 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his beautiful Dorthey; two daughters, Susan and Judy; and one son, Ernest; also his parents, one brother, three sisters, one son-in-law, Bruce Foust; one granddaughter, Dawn Scott; and one great-granddaughter, Dawn Reeder.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 29, at Lindquist’s Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd., Ogden, Utah. Friends may visit with family on Friday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the mortuary.

Interment, Lyman Cemetery on Friday at 3 p.m. 

Condolences may be shared at: www.lindquistmortuary.com.

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