Blaine "Skip" Andersen Obituary

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Blaine "Skip" Eli Andersen

February 14, 1941 - May 12, 2017
Resided in Brigham City, UT
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Blaine "Skip" Eli Andersen passed away peacefully on May12, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. Skip was born on February 14, 1942 to Hannah Ethelyn Summers and Lewis Eli Andersen. He was the fourth child and the youngest son. He no doubt would tell you that he is the best looking, strongest, funniest, and better than his brothers at anything. He met the love of his life LaVerle Mary Whitaker at the berthana roller skating rink in Ogden, UT. After several attempts of running away to marry her in Nevada, he succeeded at the Court House on July 11, 1960 with LaVerle's mother as their witness. Their marriage was later Solemnized in the Ogden LDS Temple. Skip and LaVerle resided in Brigham City where they finished raising their four children.
Skip was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He worked as a machinist and loved trains, planes, old cars, Ferris wheels, and anything that moved mechanically. Skip enjoyed working with his hands, creating metal art for family and friends. He loved to go camping and fishing. His favorite thing was his family and he loved having family barbeques.
Skip is survived by his children: Shelly (Moy) Chambers of Salem, UT; Jody (James) Jensen; Bradley Blaine Andersen; and Suzette Kozak all of Brigham City; 15 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. Also survived by his brother Glade "Jim" (Donna) Anderson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers DeVerle "Bud" and Larry LeRoy Anderson; a granddaughter Sadie Paige Kozak, and his loving wife of 54 years, LaVerle.
A viewing will be held on Thusday, May 18, 2017 from 6-8 pm and on Friday from 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. at Myers Mortuary 205 S. 100 E., Brigham City, UT. Funeral services will be on Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Myers Mortuary.
Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.




Myers Mortuary - Brigham City
205 South 100 East
Brigham City, UT US 84302
May 18, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
May 19, 2017
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Myers Mortuary - Brigham City
205 South 100 East
Brigham City, UT US 84302
May 19, 2017
11:00 AM
Brigham City Cemetery
325 South 300 East
Brigham City, Utah 84302
May 19, 2017