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David Andersen – Obituary

David Revell Andersen
April 2, 1937 – August 24, 2017

David Andersen, 80, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, August 24, 2017. He was born April 2, 1937 in Pocatello, Idaho. He was the 3rd of 6 children born to Willard and Mamie Andersen. David attended grade school in Arbon and Pocatello. He graduated from Pocatello High in 1955.

David loved to work on the farm in Arbon. He could drive the team of horses from the age of 6-years-old. David was a hard and talented worker and could do just about anything he set his mind to doing.

David was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was a great teacher and Bishop along with all the other callings he held. He was compassionate to everyone and loved by all.

David married Karen Mathews April 2, 1965 in the Idaho Falls, Idaho Temple. They were married 52 years.

David is survived by: his wife, Karen; son, Troy (Linda) Andersen; grandsons, Sean and Cory all of Pocatello; daughter, Shana (Shane) Sandal; granddaughter, Megan; grandson, Logan all of Peachtree City, GA. He is also survived by: his sisters, Patsy (Ronald) Clark, Julia Dee (Kenneth) Starr and brother, Lynn (JoAnn) Andersen.
He was preceded in death by: son, Rocky Andersen; parents, Willard and Mamie Andersen; and brothers, Jack and Allen Ray Andersen.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 1, 2017 at the Century Ward LDS Church at the corner of 4th & Fredregill. A viewing will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 31st at Wilks Funeral Home 211 W. Chubbuck Road and one hour prior to services at the church on Friday. Interment will follow services in the Arbon Valley Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family online at