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Raphael Andrew Anderson
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1881
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 1962
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

son of Mary Larson Price & Gustave Anderson, married Janie Marie Blakley, married Mrs. Lois Irene Lindsay Brennema, married Mrs. Sarah Ellen Smith Harwood

Raphael Anderson Rites in Byron

Funeral services for Raphael Anderson were held in the Byron chapel Sept. 15th.

Prelude music was by Norma Hessenthaler and remarks were given by Bishop Clifford Powelson. The invocation was offered by Vincent Tanner and "The Lord is my Sheperd" was sung by the Singing Mothers. The obituary was given by Thora Baldwin. The Singing Mothers sang "Besides the Still Waters" and John J. Welch gave the sermon. "Going Home" was sung by Norma Hessenthaler and Naomi Bringss. The benediction was offered by Calvin E. Jones. Norma Hessenthaler played postlude music.

Charles G. Anderson dedicated the grave.

Raphael Andrew Anderson was born Sept. 15, 1881 at Brighton, Utah, the son of Mary Larsen Price and Gustave Anderson.

The family later moved to Clover, Tooele County, Utah, where he attended school and grew to manhood. In 1900 he, in the company of his father and other emigrants, come to the Big Horn Basin. Many hardships were experienced while colonizing this area. He helped build the first school house and church of sawed logs at Cowley and worked on the construction of the Sidon Canal.

On Feb. 10, 1904, he married Janie Marie Blake; she died four years later, Mar. 5, 1914. Nine years later he married Lois Irene Lindsay Bennema May 25, 1923. She had two small daughters, Irene and Anna, by a previous marriage, whom he later adopted.

They made their home in Byron. Feb. 26, 1924 their daughter Florence Mae was born. His second wife passed away Oct. 5, 1947. Nov. 12, 1948 he married Sarah Ellen Smith Harwood, a widow in Salt Lake City, and they made their home there until his death Sept. 15th in the LDS hospital.

He was an active member of the LDS church.

Survivors include his three daughters, Mrs. Harry Thompson and Mrs. Bob Brannigan of Sandy, Utah and Mrs. Anna Smith of Realto, Calif. and three brothers, Charles G. of Garland, Franklin of Cowley and Joseph Jessie of Anaheim, Calif. 
Family links: 
  Gustave Anderson (1842 - 1921)
  Mary Larsen Anderson (1853 - 1943)
  Jane Marie Blakey Anderson (1887 - 1914)
  Lois Irene Lindsay Anderson (1894 - 1947)
  Florence May Anderson Stapp (1924 - 2004)*
  Raphael Andrew Anderson (1881 - 1962)
  Clarence Wilford Anderson (1884 - 1961)*
  John Franklin Anderson (1886 - 1967)*
  Clara Enger Selina Anderson Welch (1889 - 1945)*
*Calculated relationship
Byron Cemetery
Big Horn County
Wyoming, USA
Plot: Block D Lot 14 Grave 12
Created by: Cindy C.
Record added: Nov 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31702378
Raphael Andrew Anderson
Added by: Cindy C.
Raphael Andrew Anderson
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 Added: Oct. 21, 2010

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